President Muhammadu Buhari has given approval for the intervention fund requested by Super Falcons by means of the Sports activities Ministry.
The ladies’s nationwide crew gamers are presently in Morocco on the ongoing 2022 Girls Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) in Morocco, Naija Information stories.
Stories had emerged earlier that the gamers boycotted a scheduled coaching on Wednesday and staged a protest over unpaid allowances and match-winning bonuses on the ongoing competitors.
The Tremendous Falcons are supposed to coach yesterday to organize for his or her third-place match towards Zambia.
Nonetheless, as a result of agitation for his or her allowances and successful bonuses operating into hundreds of thousands of naira, the coaching was shelved.
It was gathered that Tremendous Falcons had been solely paid a part of their camp allowances, whereas their WAFCON qualifying bonuses and event allowances weren’t launched.
Responding to the participant’s agitation, Particular Assistant to the Minister of Youth and Sports activities Improvement on Multimedia, Toyin Ibitoye, confirmed to newsmen on Thursday that President Buhari has given approval for the intervention fund requested by the Sports activities Ministry for the fee of Tremendous Falcons’ allowances.
Ibitoye defined additional that the Ministry of Finance was already engaged on processing and releasing the funds.
“The cash points are being sorted. Mr President has given approval for the intervention fund requested by the Ministry for the Tremendous Falcons. The Ministry of Finance is engaged on processing and releasing the funds.
“I don’t know the precise determine however the finances covers the bonuses and allowances of the crew for the 2022 WAFCON,” Ibitoye stated whereas interacting with Management throughout an interview.