President Tinubu Settles N12 Billion Outstanding Payments for Super Eagles and National Sports Teams

Clearing Debts to National Teams

President Bola Tinubu has authorized the clearance of a significant outstanding debt owed by the Federal Government to various national sports teams, including the Super Eagles.

The payment encompasses settling 15 months of senior national team coach salaries and addressing outstanding

allowances and commitments owed to the senior national teams, female teams, and the Under-20 national team.

Official Statement from Tinubu’s Media Center

An official statement from Tinubu’s Media Center confirmed the approval, stating, “President @officialABAT has approved the payment of N12 billion outstanding backlog for Nigeria’s National teams of various sports, which includes Super Eagles and others.

This is coming at a crucial time as the Super Eagles prepare for their participation in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations scheduled for later this month.”

Support Ahead of Africa Cup of Nations

The timing of this payment is particularly crucial as it coincides with the Super Eagles’ preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations.

Settling these outstanding dues is seen as a significant boost for the team and other national sports outfits, providing financial stability and support as they gear up for the prestigious tournament later this month.

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