The Nigeria Football Federation made it double joy for players and officials of Super Falcons Wednesday when they paid the team two match bonuses and allowances soon after their four-nil victory over Zambia’s Shepolopolo in the African Women’s Cup of Nations in Ghana.
The team was paid the bonus for the win over Zambia and that of the qualifier against Gambia in Bantu, as well as their camping allowances in Abidjan and in the Gambia. The home leg win over Gambia will be paid to the team in local currency on their return from AWCON tournament.
A breakdown showed that a total of two hundred and eighty-nine thousand, six hundred and fifty dollars was doled to the team soon after the victory over Zambia on Wednesday. The twenty-one players got over one hundred and twenty-six thousand dollars as bonuses, with each pocketing six thousand dollars from the two games. The players also shared twenty-nine thousand dollars as allowances for Gambia match and Abidjan camp.
The Super Falcons will lock horns with Equatorial Guinea in their last Group B match on Saturday, hoping to earn a spot in the semi-finals.