The Nigeria Football Federation,NFF, is yet to find its way out of a troubled waters as the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Social Development has concluded arrangements to investigate the federation over the report that Super Eagles players were shortchanged.
The NFF was alleged by some Super Eagles stars that they were shortchanged over their win bonus for the twenty- eighteen FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria by the Nigeria Football Federation.
Although, the Super Eagles administrator, Enebi Anchor, on behalf of the federation denied the report claiming they had an agreement with the players to be paid a flat sum of a million Naira for home wins.
The Ministry’s permanent secretary, Christian Ohaa, said none of the Super Eagles players should be shortchanged of their winning bonus on the amount of money the Ministry released to the NFF for unward payment to the players
The team’s former interim chief coach, Samson Siasia, who the NFF claimed to have agreed that the players would be paid a million naira each, denied it, saying
the agreement was that the player would be paid the equivalent of dollars at the bank rate, official rate.