Cameroon defence in Trouble! Super Eagles promised $25,000 Per Goal

Nigeria's players attend a training session in Alexandria, on July 5, 2019, on the eve of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Round of 16 football match between Nigeria and Cameroon. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP) (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

The Super Eagles have received a massive cash motivation to secure a win in their AFCON 2019 round of 16 fixture against Cameroon.

A cash reward of $25,000 has been pledged to the team for every goal scored by the same benefactor who did a similar gesture in 2017.


Aiteo Group Boss, Benedict Peters, whose company is an official partners of the NFF, “promised $25,000 per goal, urging the team to repeat the feat of Uyo and get $100,000 after the game.


Nigeria defeated Cameroon 4-0 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match in Uyo on their way to topping the group and reaching the competition.


So far, Nigeria have only scored two goals in the three group games played; struggling to create chances despite boasting a healthy attacking options in the team.


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