Super Eagles Stars Threaten To Shun AFCONQ Vs Sierra Leone

Super Eagles Shun AFCONQ Vs Sierra Leone

It has been revealed that angry Super Eagles stars are now spoiling for a showdown with top football officials after they are yet to be paid $17,500 (more than nine million Naira) bonus each for finishing third at last year’s AFCON in Egypt.

According to SCORENigeria, the Super Eagles are also owed bonuses for various other matches.

This will include the wins over Benin and Lesotho in 2021 AFCON qualifiers as well as appearance fees for the team’s last four friendlies – vs Ukraine, Brazil, Algeria and Tunisia.

A source told SCORENigeria: “The boys are no longer smiling over the outstanding bonuses going back to the 2019 AFCON in Egypt.

“They have said their patience has run out and they will have to be paid these monies before the first match against Sierra Leone in Benin City on November 13.”

Should these monies not be paid, there is every possibility the upcoming AFCON qualifiers may be boycotted.

Nigeria beat Tunisia 1-0 to finish third at the 2019 AFCON.

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They also lead their qualifying group for next AFCON in Cameroon in 2022. 

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago

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