Stella Dimoko Nigeria's Dream Team gets upfront payment of allowance


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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Nigeria's Dream Team gets upfront payment of allowance

Twenty-nine members of the U-23 National team have been paid their camp allowance for the first 11 days.

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, disclosed this after his parley with the team following their 1-0 victory over Sweden on Monday.

The players are entitled to $150 daily camp allowance. Each player received $1, 650 being allowances for 11 days.

The minister said the upfront payment was to ensure that the players are focused and well motivated. He promised that all entitlements would be given to all athletes before the end of the Games.

The Minister will be in Sao Paolo to cheer the Dream Team today against Colombia at the Arena Corinthians for their last Group B match. The game comes up at 11pm Nigerian time.


*Pay up or they lose the
Wish them luck today!


  1. Nice one, hope dey play well sha, if not they will be in our hot pot of egusi soup.

    1. Lol why do i feel they ll get lazy now and loose? We are not used to pampering in this country. They ve already qualified sha but i want them to still win it abeg

  2. Hope they've paid siasia as well.

  3. Things are looking up.
    Thank you Jesus!

  4. Hian 1,650 dollars equals 528,000 naira for 11 days.

    I should have followed my dreams of being a footballer. Daddy why did u stop me, just why!!!


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  6. Hmmmmmmmm naija am still hailing

  7. The allowance is just too small jare. Anyway half bread is better than none

  8. Nice move but they shld pay all

  9. Mehn the allowance is sha small as far as am concerned, but half bread is better than none.

  10. Thats good, but they should better not flex that money oh, that might be their transport back home. Cause i dont trust this our United State of Nigeria pipo.


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