Monday, 4 September 2017

World Cup qualifier: Akwa Ibom businessman, Akanimo Udofia promises Super Eagles $20,000 per goal against Cameroon

The CEO of Desicon Engineering Limited, Akanimo Udofia has promised Super Eagles the sum of $20,000 for every goal scored in Monday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying clash against Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions in Yaounde.

The businessman from Akwa Ibom state made the promise as he briefly greeted players and officials inside the chartered ARIK Bombadier CRJ 1000 aircraft just before take –off at the Ibom International Airport, Uyo on Sunday.

“I am a very good friend of the NFF President, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, and I am happy that I am here in time to see you guys before take –off for Yaounde.

“I watched the game against the Cameroonians here in Uyo on Friday and I am sure you have the ability to conquer them again in their own territory. I promise to reward you with $20,000 for every goal scored in Yaounde,” Udofia announced to the applause of players and officials.

The Super Eagles were promised  $10,000 for every goal scored in the first leg in Uyo by the Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel, and they scored 4 unreplied goals.

The match between Nigeria and Cameroon will kick off 6 pm today.

The Super Eagles are top of the Group B with five points clear of second –placed Zambia and seven ahead of third placed Cameroon.

They arrived in Yaounde on Sunday. Watch video below..

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