Soccer Federation of Nigeria president Ibrahim Musa Gusau has assured the gamers and managers of the ladies’s nationwide under-17 group, the Flamingos, that their bonuses will probably be paid quickly.
The Flamingos received bronze on the 2022 FIFA U-17 Girls’s World Cup in India in October 2022, after defeating Germany to win the match for third place.
The gamers campaigned for cost of their match bonuses after being greeted by Youth and Sports activities Growth Minister Sunday Dare after the match’s conclusion.
Gusau now says the NFF is doing all the pieces doable to ensure gamers get all the cash they’re owed.
“We’re very conscious that we’re indebted to them and I can guarantee them that they are going to be paid as quickly as doable. The Minister for Youth and Sports activities is working arduous to make sure that the cash for bonuses and group allowances be launched by the Ministry of Finance,” Gusau stated.
“No cash was given to the NFF to proceed the African qualifiers till the World Cup correct. We discovered funds that allowed the Flamingos to take part within the World Cup and we have been additionally in a position to offset their per diems and different bills. They need to be affected person and belief us to get their cash, the method shouldn’t be straightforward, that is the reason for the delay,” the NFF chairman stated.