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AFCON: Dollar Rain For Super Eagles As They Prepare For Semi Final

Prominent Nigerian moneybags have promised to dole out dollars on Super Eagles as the players prepare to take on the next opponents in the semi final in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019 in Egypt.

Prominent among such personalities are billionaires, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola who promised to dole out $75,000 to the Eagles for every goal scored in their remaining games.

While Dangote promised $50,000 per goal, Otedola on the hand pledged the sum of $25,000 for each goal scored by the eagles.

One of the official sponsors of the senior men national team, Aiteo group had earlier given the eagles $75,000 for the three goals scored in their 3-2 victory over Cameroon at the knockout stage.

Also a businessman, Hosea Wells Okunbo pledged the sum of $20,000 per player, while Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu rewarded the team with $5,000 per player.

The Gernot Rohr’s boys had, yesterday, trashed the Bafana Bafana of South Africa by 3-2 in the quarter final of the tournament at the Cairo international stadium, progressing to the semi-final.

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The Super Eagles will take on the winner between Algeria and Cote D’Ivoire in the semi final game.