Published On: Mon, Nov 11th, 2013
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Golden Eaglets Get N2 Million Each as President Goodluck Jonathan Hosts Them In Abuja – PHOTO

President Goodluck Jonathan gave 2 million naira  to each member of the golden eaglets that won the U-17 championship.

President Goodluck Jonathan, who gave them the cash as a token of his appreciation and received them in Abuja on Sunday night said their victory was an indication that Nigeria was on the part of recovery in international sports.

Three million naira  each was given to members of the coaching crew. The President described the victory of the eagles as a pride to the nation and the continent.

“I commend the team for displaying a high sense of patriotism throughout the competition, for playing tactical & exciting football.”

“These victories show the great potential of this country to lead the world in any field of human endeavour once we organise ourselves,” the president said.

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