Super Eagles Sign World Cup Bonus Agreement with NFF
The Nigeria Football Federation has signed a contract with the Super Eagles players detailing the amount they will earn in bonuses at the FIFA World Cup in Russia one year from now. The deal was signed in Krasnodar, Russia on Tuesday morning before Nigeria later beat Argentina 4-2 of every an international friendly in the same city.
The agreement is relied upon to militate against bonus agitations which have characterized African teams’ at the world cup. Nigerian players missed a training session at the 2014 world cup over bonus push with the NFF while Ghana’s participation at the same tournament was disturbed over bonus payments.
Speaking after the deal was signed, NFF second Vice President and Chairman of the Strategic Committee, Shehu Dikko said: “We have done it; we have closed negotiations and come to agreement with the team as regards bonuses, allowances and share of pay from FIFA for the 2018 World Cup.
Everything about been agreed on match bonus for each match and each round up to the Final as well as share of wage from FIFA cash for each round until the point that the stage we are able to get to at the finals.