AFCON: Femi Otedola Pledges 100 Million NGN To Super Eagles If They Emerge Victorious
Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola has promised the Super Eagles squad $250,000, if they lift the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, Newspremises has learnt.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, who represented CACOVID during a visit to the team’s camp in Cameroon, made the disclosure.
He also said the private sector-led platform established to assist the government in combating Coronavirus in the country, will also give the Super Eagles team $120,000 for the six goals they scored in the group stage of the tournament.
Recall, the Eagles finished the group stage with six goals, which amounted to $120,000.
Emefiele, who praised the team for their performance at the AFCON, also added that CACOVID has increased the amount for every goal scored to $50,000 in the round of 16.
“Femi Otedola, who is a member of CACOVID, has asked me to tell you that if you lift the trophy, he has in the bank for you, the naira equivalent of $250,000. This is just the beginning and I can assure you that if you win your round of 16 games, another promise might be made,” Emefiele added.