The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been promised $25,000 for each goal they score against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon at today’s match holding at the Alexandria Stadium in Egypt.
The Super Eagles are going head to head against the Indomitable Lions in one of the Round of 16 matches of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Any of both teams that comes on top of today’s match will qualify for a place in the quarter-finals, and would be facing either Egypt and South Africa.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced via its official Twitter page (@TheNFF) on Saturday that Nigerian billionaire and Chief Executive of Aiteo Group, Benedict Peters, has promised to give Eagles $25,000 for each goal they score against the Cameroon national team.
According to the NFF, Peters also promised to give the Nigerian team additional $100,000 after the clash with Cameroon.
“AITEO boss Mr Benedict Peters is in town to watch the Super Eagles vs Cameroon and he has promised $25,000 per goal, urging the team to repeat the feat of Uyo and get $100,000 after the game,” the NFF tweeted.
Meanwhile, below are the lineups in the Nigeria versus Cameroon match.
Goalkeeper: Daniel Akpeyi
Defence: Ola Aina
Defence: Kenneth Omeruo
Defence: William Troost-Ekong
Defence: Chidozie Awaziem
Midfield: Oghenekaro Etebo
Midfield: Ahmed Musa
Midfield: Alex Iwobi
Midfield: Moses Simon
Midfield: Wilfred Ndidi
Forward: Odion Ighalo
Substitute player: Ikechukwu Ezenwa
Substitute player: John Ogu
Substitute player: Victor Osimhen
Substitute player: Abdullahi Shehu
Substitute player: Samuel Kalu
Substitute player: Leon Balogun
Substitute player: Paul Onuachu
Substitute player: Jamilu Collins
Substitute player: Samuel Chukwueze
Substitute player: Francis Uzoho
Substitute player: Henry Onyekuru
Coach: Gernot Rohr
Goalkeeper: Andre Onana
Defence: Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo
Defence: Yaya Banana
Defence: Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui
Defence: Collins Fai
Midfield: Georges Mandjeck
Midfield: Clinton N’Jie
Midfield: Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
Midfield: Christian Bassogog
Midfield: Pierre Kunde
Forward: Stephane Bahoken
Substitute player: Fabrice Ondoa
Substitute player: Andre Anguissa
Substitute player: Jacques Zoua Daogari
Substitute player: Jean-Armel Kana-Biyik
Substitute player: Karl Toko Ekambi
Substitute player: Joyskim Dawa Tchakonte
Substitute player: Wilfrid Kaptoum
Substitute player: Gaetan Bong
Substitute player: Olivier Boumal
Substitute player: Carlos Kameni
Substitute player: Arnaud Sutchuin Djoum
Coach: Clarence Seedorf