Monday 11 November 2013


Eaglets During A Special Reception In Their Honour At The Presidential Villa Abuja On Sunday (10/11/13). Jonathan Rewards Golden Eaglets, Coaches With Cash, National Honors. President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday announced cash rewards and national honours for the Golden Eaglets and their handlers who won the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday in the UAE.

Jonathan made the announcement at a special reception in honour of the victorious Golden Eaglets, held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The President announced a cash reward of N2 million to each of the team’s 19 players. Jonathan also gave N3 million to the head coach, Manu Garba, and N2.5 million each to the two assistant coaches, Nduka Ugbade and Emmanuel
Amunike. The team’s doctor, physiotherapist, secretary, and the Chief Technical
Officer were rewarded with N500,000 each.

Also, the Team Co-ordinator, Media Officer and Curator were given N300,000 each. The President also said that the players, all their handlers and some key officials of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club would be given national honours at a later date.

Jonathan, who described the cash rewards as ”very very little tokens” from the federal government, urged state governments, the private sector and public-spirited individuals to follow the federal government’s step in rewarding the  eaglets.

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