Nigeria’s sports minister, Solomon Dalung has ordered the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay all outstanding allowances and bonuses to Golden Eaglets, the Super Falcons and the Falconets, and various officials of diverse teams. He gave the directive during the 71st General Assembly of the NFF which took place yesterday at Transcop Hilton Hotel, Abuja., .
“I have heard series of complaints from players and coaches of how their salaries and allowances were not paid. From previous reports of crisis from the players’ camp, the issue has always been that officials took players money! Please pay them their money.
“An angel said to the three wise men behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy. This is Christmas season. Bring glad tidings to the players. Pay them all outstanding bonuses and allowances before Christmas.” He stated