Tuesday, March 5, 2013

The Super Eagles will need over N100 million for the 2014 World Cup qualifier against Kenya


Nigeria will need over N100 million (about $600,000) for the upcoming 2014 World Cup qualifier against Kenya on March 23. 2013.  The match is slated to be held in Calabar, Nigeria.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) General Secretary, Musa Amadu, told MTNFootball.com: “It would cost us well over a hundred million to prosecute the game.
"This are not the best of times cash wise for the Federation but we are not relenting in ensuring that all goes well with the Nigeria Kenya WC qualifier.
"We are confident the money would come.”

Meanwhile, the NFF are yet to confirm when they will be able to settle the unpaid AFCON bonus of over $ 1 million, Musa assured that it would be paid but no time frame was given.
"We would pay the bonuses very soon at least before the Eagles next game,” he said.