ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Nigerian billionaires Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola promise Super Eagles $75,000 per goal during Semi-Final match against Algeria

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola
  • NFF President says Nigerian billionaires Aliko Dangote, and Femi Otedola has promised Super Eagles $75,000 per goal during their semi-final match.
  • Aliko Dangote promises $50,000 for every goal while Femi Otedola promises to pay $25,000 per goal.
  • Nigeria will play Algeria on Sunday while Senegal play Tunisia during the semi final game at the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON.

Nigerian business moguls and billionaires, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola have promised Super Eagles team $75,000 per goal scored during the Semi-Final match against Algeria at the 2019 African Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.

Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) revealed this while meeting with the players after the Quarter-final match against South Africa in Egypt. 

Pinnick said while Africa’s richest businessman, Aliko Dangote promised $50,000 for every goal they score by the Super Eagles, Femi Otedola promised to pay $25,000 per goal during their Semi-Final match against Algeria on Sunday.

ADVERTISEMENT

He applauded the team for demonstrating 100% patriotism.

"Aliko has told me to tell you... for every goal that you scored, once you scored 10 goals, you get $500,000. If you score one goal it's $50,000. Femi Otedola, too, I have called him, $25,000 for every goal scored. So whether they (Algeria) reply or no reply, just keep scoring. 

"It is not about the monetary value, which is also very important, it is about the zeal that we have demonstrated in achieving the appreciable success we have achieved so far in the tournament. 

"It is very appreciated and the entire country is thankful and good mood, everybody is happy."

ADVERTISEMENT

He enjoined them to continue to listen to the technical crew.

Nigeria will play Algeria on Sunday while Senegal play Tunisia at the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON,  AFCON is the continent’s biggest football showpiece which kicked off last month in Egypt. 

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

If you get these 5 messages on Valentine's Day, you are the side piece

If you get these 5 messages on Valentine's Day, you are the side piece

Valentine's Day: 10 perfect Nigerian songs for the Booless

Valentine's Day: 10 perfect Nigerian songs for the Booless

Valentine's Day: 10 timeless Nigerian love songs you should add to your playlist

Valentine's Day: 10 timeless Nigerian love songs you should add to your playlist

Here are foods to avoid during Lent

Here are foods to avoid during Lent

Top 5 coldest countries in the world

Top 5 coldest countries in the world

6 ways to survive the heat season in Nigeria

6 ways to survive the heat season in Nigeria

5 tips for fasting during the days of Lent

5 tips for fasting during the days of Lent

How to celebrate Valentine's Day when you are in a long-distance relationship

How to celebrate Valentine's Day when you are in a long-distance relationship

5 places to avoid if you're single on Valentine's Day

5 places to avoid if you're single on Valentine's Day

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT