Another Businessman fulfils $50,000 pledge to Super Eagles
Super Eagles By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 01/08/2019
Another Nigerian Businessman of Aliko Dangote has redeemed his $50,000 per goal pledge to the Super Eagles in the just concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.On the eve of Nigeria’s semifinal clash against the Desert Foxes of Algeria, the billionaire promised $50,000 per each goal scored alongside his friend Femi Otedola pledge $25,000 also but Riyad Mahrez’s excellently struck free-kick on the dead ensured that Algeria defeated Nigeria 2-1 in the semifinal at the Cairo International Stadium.
Nigeria finished the tournament with a bronze medal after beating the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia 1-0 in the losers final.
Business tycoon Aliko Dangote today in Lagos redeemed his pledge of $50,000 to the @NGSuperEagles for their one against Algeria in AFCON 2019 semi final. Money was presented by Olakunle Alake, GMD of Dangote Group accompanied by Anthony Chiejina, Chief Corp. Comm. Officer. pic.twitter.com/tFY3bPxoHo— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) July 31, 2019