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Super Eagles Players get N10M for victory over Tanzania

For the victory over Tanzania, the Akwa Ibom State Government have rewarded the Super Eagles with the sum of N10million.

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John Mikel Obi and Super Eagles players play Super Eagles rewarded with N10m for Tanzania win (Twitter/NFF)
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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been rewarded with the sum of N10m for their 1-0 victory over Tanzania in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria battled to a 1-0 win against the Taifa Stars courtesy of a solo goal by Kelechi Iheanacho at the

For the victory, the Akwa Ibom State Government have rewarded the team with the sum of N10million.

Kelechi Iheanacho play Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates after scoring the winning goal (Twitter/Brilla FM)

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 “The Eagles got 10 million Naira and Tanzania were given $10,000 by the Akwa Ibom Government,” African Football reports.

This report has not been verified by Pulse Sports as all emails and calls to the Vice president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Seyi Akinwunmi have not been responded to.

The alleged reward comes following the reports that the Super Eagles players will not be paid bonuses for the game against Tanzania.

According to sources close to the team, the players were informed that they won’t be getting any bonuses for the games due to unavailability of funds to the Sports Ministry.

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