The protests embarked upon by the Super Falcons over their unpaid entitlements at the just concluded African Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon, may have just paid off.
This is as the Federal Government has reportedly released funds to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay all outstanding winning bonuses to the Falcons and Super Eagles.
According to a statement signed by the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, the funds, which have been approved by Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, are N358 million and N113.8 million in different mandates released to Central Bank of Nigeria for payment.
The released funds, which have been paid on Thursday by CBN according to the statement, are for the payment of winning bonuses for Super Eagles in the 2018 World Cup Qualifying matches; and for the Super Falcon’s participation in the 10th Women’s Africa Nation’s Cup.
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