Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has redeemed his pledge of $50,000 per goal to the Super Eagles.
Dangote and business tycoon, Femi Otedola had in July promised the Eagles $50,000 and $25,000 per goal, respectively, at the just concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Otedola had also fulfilled his promise in the previous week.
On Wednesday, Olakunle Alake, group managing director of Dangote Industries Limited, presented the cheque to Dayo Enebi, team administrator, Chidi Ngoka, equipment manager and John Ogu, Eagles midfielder, in Lagos.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) took to its official Twitter handle to confirm that the development.
Business tycoon Aliko Dangote today in Lagos redeemed his pledge of $50,000 to the @NGSuperEagles for their one against Algeria in AFCON 2019 semi final. Money was presented by Olakunle Alake, GMD of Dangote Group accompanied by Anthony Chiejina, Chief Corp. Comm. Officer. pic.twitter.com/tFY3bPxoHo
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) July 31, 2019