According to reports , the Flying Eagles pocketed qualificationbonus of $3,000 (about N1.08million) each  for picking one of thetickets to the World cup in Poland.

The team returned to the country on Monday after finishing in fourth position behind Mali, Senegal and South Africa at the Justconcluded AFCON U-20 in Niger Republic.

Brila.net gathered that the bonus was paid by the Nigeria Football Federation to the players before the semi- final clash with the eventual champions Mali, before the Paul Aigbogun Boys lost 3-4the game in the penalty shootout after 1-1 in regulation time.


After unimpressive performance in Niger , the team will be hoping to right their wrongs at the U-20 World Cup in Poland.

Nigeria has been drawn with Qatar, United States of America and Ukraine in Group D.


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