NFF spent N112.5M on Senegal friendly, camping

NFF spent N112.5M on Senegal friendly, camping

The sum was used for feeding, stadium rental, transport and general logistics for the friendly match and camping.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) spent N112.5m ($300,000) on the Super Eagles friendly game and camping during the international break.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria had a 10 day camp in London, staying at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in London and trained at The Hive (home of Barnet FC).

They are played a friendly game against Senegal, which ended 1-1 on Thursday, March 23.

Nigeria Vs Senegal
The Super Eagles played out a 1-1 with Senegal on Thursday, March 23 (NFF)

To execute the friendly game against Senegal and camping, the NFF have revealed that they spent $300, 000.

President of the NFF Amaju Pinnick has revealed that he and his executives will be meeting Sports Minister Solomon Dalung to explain how they spent the money.

Chuba Akpom, Amaju Pinnick and Ola Aina
Amaju Pinnick flanked by Chupa Akpom (left) and Ola Aina (right) (Twitter)

Three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) was friendly, feeding, stadium rental, transport, general logistics for the two friendly matches booked in London,” Pinnick told Sporting Life.

At the meeting, Pinnick will also discuss the outstanding appearance fee for the Super Eagles players for the friendly game.

Each Super Eagles player is entitled to $2,000 as an appearance fee.

Super Eagles
The Super Eagles of Nigeria stayed 10 days in camp

I have a meeting with the Minister next week on the outstanding of the Super Eagles,” Pinnick also added.

The $300, 000 used to execute the friendly match and camp was gotten from FIFA and Pinnick has also revealed that he has not received any money from the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

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