Home-based Super Eagles players have rejected their match bonuses after their victory against Angola on Sunday at the 2018 African Nations Championship in Morocco. CHAN Eagles According to the media officer of the the team Toyin Ibitoye, the players said they wanted to focus on the semi-final clash with Sudan, holding tomorrow.
The players were supposed to get $2,000 each as winning bonus but instead asked the Nigeria Football Federation to halt the payment. Nigeria went a goal down to the South Africans but turned the tide to emerge 2-1 winners, sealing a place in the semi-finals. Anthony Okpotu and Gabriel Okechukwu scored for the Eagles in the 92nd and 109th minutes to cancel Vladimiro Vá’s 56th minute opener.