NFF Debunks Shortchanged of S’Eagles Report

first_img“Sometimes in March this year, the NFF held a meeting with some technical crew members, team captain and vice captain, on behalf of the team, and told them to open bank accounts (in Nigeria) as the Federation was no longer disposed to paying cash. It was also at that meeting that the NFF told them they would no longer be paid in dollars for home matches, and that the win bonus for home match was a flat rate of N1million. The meeting took place at the team’s hotel in Kaduna and I was present at the meeting.“It was based on this that the players were paid the sum of N500,000 each for the draw against Egypt in Kaduna (2017 Cup of Nations qualifier, March 2016) and the sum of N1million each for the win against Tanzania in Uyo (2017 Cup of Nations qualifier, September 2016). Their camp allowance has also been paid in naira (N50,000 per day) since March 2016.”Achor also confirmed that for away matches, the players are entitled to the sum of $5,000 at the official rate obtaining at the time of match.“The NFF has not shortchanged the players. The match against Algeria was a home match. Whenever the win bonus for the match against Zambia in Ndola is being paid, it would be $5,000 per player at the official rate that obtained at the time the match was played.”The federation has been in the news for wrong reasons in th3 recent time in spite of success the country had achieved especially in the last three months.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Femi SolajaThe Nigeria Football Federation has denied a report that it shortchanged players of the Super Eagles with regards to payment of their win bonus for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Algeria in Uyo in November 2016.Eagles’ Team Administrator Dayo Enebi Achor confirmed yesterday that contrary to the report in the media, the federation paid all the players all that was due to them: “That report is a fabrication. The estimate we sent to the Government was for the sum of N1million for each player for a win. Nobody has been shortchanged.last_img read more

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Adopt-A-Pet Dog of the Week: Rocco

first_imgFacebook12Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Adopt-A-PetMeet Rocco! He is a handsome and strong Husky-Lab mix with a shiny chestnut-brown coat. He will wrinkle his forehead when listening, he aims to please, and is looking for leadership to build his confidence. Because he is strong, (active, seventy-three pounder), children should be older 13+ and dog-savvy. Rocco will shake your hand and sit when you meet him, and he is willing to meet other dogs.Rocco is smart Husky-Lab mix looking for a partner. Photo courtesy: Adopt-a-Pet SheltonA cat free home is required for this good boy. If you are looking for a great dog and can provide Rocco with a grain-free diet, fenced yard, and your love and quality time, he might be the companion for you have been looking for.Adopt-A-Pet has many great dogs and always need volunteers. To see all our current dogs, visit the Adopt-A-Pet website, our Facebook page or at the shelter on Jensen Road in Shelton. For more information, email [email protected] or call 360-432-3091.last_img read more

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