By Richard Jideaka, Abuja:
The Super Falcons have been offered an unprecedented 16,500 dollars to win the ongoing African Women’s Championship, AWC in Namibia.
Complete Sports scooped that the six times AWC champions would get 3,000 US dollars for every win in the group stage, meaning that each player will get 9,000 dollars if they win all three group games and will also get 3,500 dollars for a win in the semi finals and 4,000 dollars if they win the cup.
Sports Ministry source who revealed this said that the amount was approved for the Super Falcons in bid to encourage them to do well and reclaim the title they lost two years ago in Equatorial Guinea.
“The minister gave approval to the request by the Nigeria Football Federation for an enhance bonuses to motivate the team to win the AWC. We have played our part and we now expect them to deliver by winning the cup” CS source stated.
Meanwhile, Super Falcons have been paid their full bonus for winning their opening match 4-2 against Cote d’ Ivoire.