- November 15, 2017
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: Planet Sports
President Muhammadu Buhari has redeemed his promise to reward D’Tigress for winning the 2017 Afrobasket in Mali.
According to Nneka Anibeze, media adviser to Sports Minister Solomon Dalung, each player got N1million while the five coaches got N500,000 each.
Meanwhile the President has sent a congratulatory message to the Super Eagles over their stunning 4-2 comeback win against Argentina in an international friendly game in Krasnodar, Russia.
The Eagles found themselves trailing 2-0 following goals from Ever Banega and Sergio Aguero, but the Eagles struck back with goals from Kelechi Iheanacho, debutant Bryan Idowu and Alex Iwobi who scored twice.