Akwa Ibom splashes N10m on Super Eagles
“The Eagles got 10 million Naira and Tanzania were given $10,000 by the Akwa Ibom Government,” a team official announced.Akwa Ibom Governor, Emmanuel Udom, was the special guest of honour at the AFCON qualifier staged at the magnificent Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo.
Oil-rich Akwa Ibom finance Nigeria premier league club Akwa United, who lost 3-0 to the Eagles in a test game on Wednesday.Both teams were received at the Government House shortly after the match, which Nigeria won 1-0 courtesy of a late Kelechi Iheanacho goal.
Reports have suggested that broke Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will not pay any win bonus for Saturday’s game, only in a position to refund the flight tickets of the most Europe-based call-ups.
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