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Nigeria vs Cameroon: Super Eagles To Share $95,000

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The Nigeria national team will receive $95,000 as cash gift, for their 4-0 win over Cameroon on Friday, in a 2018 World Cup qualifying game in Uyo, Akwa Ibom.

Before the encounter, Sports Minister Solomon Dalung, had announced a cash reward of five million naira for each goal scored by Gernot Rohr’s men. Having put four past Hugo Broos’ men, they will get 20 million naira ($55,000).

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Also, Akwa Ibom state governor Udoh Emmanuel promised on Thursday, to reward them with $10,000 for each goal scored against the reigning African champions and that amounted to $40,000.

Goals from Odion Ighalo, John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Kelechi Iheanacho gave the Eagles a resounding win at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.

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The victory keeps Nigeria on top of Group B with nine points, opening a seven-point gap over second-placed Cameroon before Algeria and Zambia meet later on Saturday.




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