Sand Eagles plan 2017 beach soccer boycott.

Nigeria Super Sand Eagles team are heading for a showdown with the Nigeria Football Federation after the NFF allegedly shortchanged them at the end of the Lagos twenty-sixteen Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria lost eight goals to four to Senegal in the final of the tournament at the Atlantic City in Lagos this year.

However, the Super Sand Eagles qualified for the Bahamas twenty-seventeen FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup along with Senegal.

According to a reports said the players had expected to be paid at least one thousand dollars each for winning three games win bonus by the NFF but were shocked when the federation paid each of them five hundred thousand naira, including camp allowances, for their efforts.

Meanwhile, the team had wanted to boycott their semifinal match against Morocco, but the NFF’s vice-president, Seyi Akinwunmi, pleaded with them to play the game.

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Published by: OJOBORUN TOSIN JOSEPH

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