FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Enyimba international will receive one hundred and eighteen thousand, eight hundred and sixty dollars each from FIFA through the Nigeria Football Federation being their entitlement from the world football governing body’s profit-sharing deal with clubs whose players featured at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
FIFA will share nearly one hundred and sixty-four million pounds of their 2018 World Cup revenues with 416 clubs from 63 countries, nearly three times the amount it handed over after Brazil 2014 World Cup.
Both Nigerian club, FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Enyimba International are entitled to half of the two hundred and thirty-seven thousand, seven hundred and two dollars paid through the NFF for the involvement of Ikechukwu Ezenwa at the 2018 FIFA World Cup with the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Ezenwa featured for both FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Enyimba FC at different periods that covered the 2018 World Cup qualification and the final tournament in Russia proper.
The 28-year-old was an unused substitute in all of Nigeria’s three group E games as they exited from the tournament in the first round.