Coaches of the Nigeria U20 team, the Flying Eagles, have not been paid their salaries for seven...
Coaches of the Nigeria U20 team, the Flying Eagles, have not been paid their salaries for seven months and counting
According to reports, neither have they been paid their bonuses and allowances, same also with the players despite progressing to the final round of qualifiers for the 2017 Africa U20 Cup of Nations.
A top management staff of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said: “It has been a tough period for us (NFF) because even the Flying Eagles coaches have not been paid for about seven months now.”
The NFF top-shot was responding to a question about whether they have started paying the monies owed the late former technical director, Shuaibu Amodu.
While refusing to confirm if they had fulfilled their financial obligations to the late former Nigeria coach, he however admitted that they ‘still owe’ some coaches.
“The truth of the matter is we still owe some coaches but I cannot confirm what you’re asking right now,” he added.
Further investigations have also revealed that the Flying Eagles are yet to be paid bonuses for the wins over Burundi in the second round of the U20 AFCON qualifiers and neither have they been given their camp allowances.