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CAF Yet To Balance N502m 2019 AFCON Money To Super Eagles

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria is yet to receive the balance for their 2019 AFCON feature from CAF which is worth N502m, after clinching a bronze medal in a 1-0 victory over Tunisia in the third-place encounter, 

It was gathered that the CAF paid the first part last month (August) which worth $600,000 (about N215m) to the body regulating football in the country. 

Reports revealed that two months after the competition in Cairo, Egypt, only a substantial part of the money has been paid to various teams. 

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CAF had earlier written to NFF in August transferring about $800, 000, and elaborated that $600, 000 was part of their 2019 AFCON prize money meanwhile $200,000 was their annual grant from CAF due for each member association.

In response to this, an NFF official said, they have written back to CAF for clarity on the money that was paid to them.

“We’re surprised that close to two months after the AFCON in Egypt and we’ve not gotten the prize money.”

“It is quite unusual circumstances and we have requested clarification.”

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