The Nigerian junior national team returned to Nigeria yesterday Saturday November 9,2013 after winning the 15th edition of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup which held in the United Arab Emirates….Guess what?
They were hosted today Sunday November 10,2013 by President Jonathan in Aso rock and the Presidents large heart allegedly doled out N2m to each player ….as Appreciation.
Players: 2million naira each
Chief Coach: 3million naira
Assistants: 2.5million naira
Team Doctor(s): 500 thousand naira
Physiotherapist: 500 thousand naira
Team Secrertary: 500 thousand naira
Technical Officer: 300 thousand naira
Team Coordinator: 300 thousand naira
Media Officer: 300 thousand naira
Curator: 300 thousand naira
The players and key members of the supporters club will equally be given national honours at a later date.
President Jonathan appealed to state and local governments as well as individual and corporate organisations to also honour the players.