Nigerian Billionaire, Aliko Dangote has fulfilled his financial pledge to the Eagles for number of goals scored in the AFCON 2019 semi-final against Algeria.
On Wednesday, Dangote redeemed the fifty thousand dollars per goal he promised the team.
The Eagles could only manage a single goal against Algeria, who progressed to the final winning 2-1.
The team’s official twitter handle shared the information:
Business tycoon Aliko Dangote today in Lagos redeemed his pledge of $50,000 to the @NGSuperEagles for their one against Algeria in AFCON 2019 semi final. Money was presented by Olakunle Alake, GMD of Dangote Group accompanied by Anthony Chiejina, Chief Corp. Comm. Officer.
Team was represented by John Ogu, Team Admin. Enebi Achor and Kit manager Chidi Ngoka. pic.twitter.com/Zeal1KHOQs
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) July 31, 2019
Wednesday’s event followed that of Billionaire Femi Otedola’s, who fulfilled his $25,000 dollars per goal pledge to the team.