Nigeria’s Super Eagles stars will get $10,000 each for the victories over Egypt and Sudan at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations being hosted by Cameroon.
This follows an agreement between the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Eagles over the mode of payment for wins and draw during the tournament.
The meeting between the players and the NFF officials took place before the start of the tournament in Garuoa.
The Super Eagles will also get the sum of $5000 for a win and $2,500 for a draw following the meeting.
A Super Eagles staff speaking anonymously , said, “there is an agreement that the players will receive $5000 for a win and half of that for a draw, while they won’t get a dime for losing”.
According to the agreement, the players and officials of the team would be paid their bonuses in full after they qualified from the group stage of the competition.
An official disclosed to the media that the Group D leading team will also receive outstanding bonuses for two previous matches.
“We don’t discuss how we pay players their bonuses in the media,” our source added.
“Has any player complained? We are focused on our mission here and won’t want to be distracted by these issues.
“There is an agreement with the players’ representatives, coaches and the NFF officials on how everybody will be paid and we will keep up to our promises when the time comes. All we want is the boys to be focused and in doing that we have promised to keep to the agreement.”
Meanwhile, with a match left, Nigeria has qualified for the Round of 16 leading Group D with six points.