Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Super Eagles

Nigeria © backpagepics

African champions get cash, land gifts



Newly-crowned African champions, Nigeria's Super Eagles, were the beneficiaries of financial and land gifts as well as national honours.

Nigeria president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, announced the reward in a special reception in Abuja in honour of the Super Eagles on Tuesday for winning the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

Jonathan announced a N10 million reward for Nigeria head coach, Stephen Keshi and N5 million for each of the 23 players and N2 million for other officials.

The Nigerian president also gave every member of the victorious team a plot of land in the nation's capital, Abuja.

Keshi was also bestowed with the nation's second highest national honour of Commander of the Order of Niger (CON) while team captain, Joseph Yobo and the assistant coaches got Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON).

The other players were awarded with the Member of the Order of Niger (MON).

The Super Eagles emerged African champions in Johannesburg when they defeated the Stallions of Burkina Faso by a goal on Sunday.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R152.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
FIFA 14
Xbox 360
R549.00
Mitre Ultimatch Soccer Ball - White
A high quality football, offering high performance at both training and during football matches.
R252.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Live Video Streaming

UEFA Champions League - Play-Off 2nd Leg: Bayer Leverkusen v København
Thu, 28 Aug @ 05:00
Thu, 28 Aug @ 09:30
Thu, 28 Aug @ 11:30

Sports Talk



Sunday Oliseh
Man U need more than an 'Angel'
Just two games into the English Premier League and Manchester United are five points (synonymous to...

Arjun Vidyarthi
Good signs for the Reds despite loss
A brace from Stevan Jovetic and a Sergio Aguero stunner ensured that Manchester City took all three...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Confidence vital for Man United
A lot has been said about what Louis van Gaal has to do to get Manchester United back to the level...

John Dykes
Why always drama?
We’ve already got Crystal Palace in apparent full-scale crisis while Paul Scholes is warning...

Neil Tovey
Bossing the big time
“In the struggle for survival, the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals" - Charles Darwin

Segun Odegbami
Chelsea leads the pack
It is the morning after. I am counting the number of the victors and the vanquished.