OKOWA SPLASHES $60,000 ON SUPER EAGLES FOR SEYCHELLES, EGYPT WINS
Written by thereachfm on March 27, 2019
The Super Eagles have been rewarded with $60,000 by Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa for their victory over the Pirates of Seychelles and Pharaohs of Egypt.
The governor, while giving the cash award said the players will share $50,000, while head coach of the side, Gernot Rohr will receive the remaining $10,000 with his assistants.
Rohr’s team defeated Seychelles 3-1 in their last Group E match of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers last week at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.
The three-time African champions recorded a slim 1-0 victory against Egypt in friendly game at the same venue as FC Midtylland of Denmark forward Paul Onuachu scored the winning goal about eight seconds into the game.