Samson Siasia U23 lead side the Dream Team have been promised the sum of $100,000 (about N24 million) if they are able to beat the Congo U-23 side in Sunday’s African U-23 Championship final round, first leg qualifier at the Adokiye Amiesieamaka Stadium in Port Harcourt by the Rivers State Governor, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike.
According to the NFF official website, the pledge was made on Friday when Wike led some members of the State’s executive council to pay the team a morale -boosting visit, adding that the sum of $30,000 would be paid for every goal.
Assuring the players of total support by the Government and people of Rivers State on Sunday, Governor Wike said they should not be afraid of anything and just go out there and play good football to do themselves and the nation proud.Buhari), as well as the generality of Nigerians will be happy with you. The Government of Rivers State is hosting this game to tell the Nigeria Football Federation and the entire world that we have a great edifice like this in this State, so that they can bring more matches of the National Teams to Rivers State.”
The State’s number one citizen then promised the players and officials that his government will do everything to see that the team is comfortable.


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