Nigeria Super Eagles get N24million despite WAFU Cup final defeat

Nigeria Super Eagles received $65,000 which is N24million in Nigeria Currency despite losing 4-1 to Ghana, in the just concluded West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup Final .

The Black Stars the 2017 winner were paid the star prize of $100,000 (about N36million) offered by FOX Sports, sponsors of the two-week WAFU Cup tournament.

Niger Republic that defeated Benin Republic 2-1 got the third-placed prize of $25,000. The Squirrels of Benin got $10,000 as the fourth place finished team.

In addition to the prizes for the final and the losers’ final, all teams got participation fees of $15,000 respectively.

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