Super Falcons Continue Protest Over Non-Payment Of Bonuses in Abuja

The Super Falcons have continued their sit-in at an Abuja hotel to protest the non-payment of their bonuses and allowances by the Nigerian Football Federation.

The Falcons, who won the just concluded Women’s African Nations Cup after beating Cameroon 1-0 on Saturday but their match allowances and bonuses which amount to US$23,650 per player.”We are not leaving this hotel and we have not been told exactly when we are going to get paid,” the player, who insisted on anonymity, told BBC Sport.

“The plan is to stay here until we all receive the money because the moment we leave there will be no opportunity to get it again.”

The NFF said in a statement on Tuesday that the allowances will be paid and cited economic challenges for the non-payment.

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