Each player of the Super Eagles has become $37.5k richer after scoring three goals and beating defending champions Cameroun in the Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) 2019 Round of 16 on Saturday.
One of the team’s individual sponsors, captain Hosa Okunbo rewarded the team with $20,000 for the win, while they got $5,000 each from the Lagos State government.
They also got a match winning bonus of $12,500 and $75,000 for the three goals by one of the Nigeria Football Federation major sponsors, Aiteo Group, according to CompleteSports.
The Super Eagles will face the South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday.
Later in the day, Bafana Bafana caused an upset by pipping hosts Egypt 1-0 to reach the quarterfinals.