Siasia Rewards U-23 Eagles With $100 Each For Semi-Final Feat

By Adeboye Amosu:

Coach Samson Siasia has rewarded each member of the U-23 Eagles side with $100 following their qualification for the last four at the Africa U-23 Nations Cup, Completesportsnigeria.com can report.

The gaffer, Completesportsnigeria.com scooped, made the pledge before the Dream Team's last Group B match against Algeria on Saturday.

The U-23 Eagles battled to a goalless draw against the North Africans, a result which was enough to see them secure qualification for the semi-finals.

Nigeria will take on hosts Senegal for a place in the final at the Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor on Wednesday.

The winner of the tie will secure automatic qualification to play in  the football event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Champions of the CAF U-23 AFCON, first and second runners-up will qualify right away to represent Africa in the football event of the Olympics, while the fourth placed team  in the competition will face an Asian side in a playoff.

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