WAFU U-17 Zone B Championship: Nigeria set to receive 2 million Naira if they beat Ghana

Published on: 13 September 2018

Nigeria U-17 male team is set to get a cash incentive of two million Naira if they beat their West Africa counterparts Ghana in the final of the ongoing 2018 WAFU Zone B U-17 AFCON qualifiers on Saturday.

The Golden Eagles qualified for the final of the tournament following a 2-1 victory over Niger in the semi-final.

The win means that they will face Ghana who beat Cote D' Ivoire in the other semifinal.

The team was promised gifts and bonuses should they scale the Niger Republic hurdle which they did and their performance has been rewarded.

Following the result of the game, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Tech committee chairman Ahmed fresh Yusuf redeemed his pledge by rewarding the players with one million Niara for their achievement.

The NFF administrator also promised the young side two million Naira and other bonuses if they can beat Ghana in the final.

The pledge was confirmed through a message on the NFF administration Twitter account.

The message read, "NFF Tech committee chairman @AhmedfreshYusuf fulfills his promise to the Eaglets, gives them a Million Naira for the win against Niger, and promises to reward them with 2Million Naira if they beat Ghana in Saturday's #AfconU17Q final."

The Golden Eaglets will take on the Black starlets of Ghana in the final on Saturday, September 15 with the  winners of the WAFU Zone B representing the zone at the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) scheduled to hold in Tanzania.