Thursday, 13 September 2018

President George Weah Splashes Cash On Nigerian Players


Liberia President George Weah has rewarded each player of the Super Eagles with a cash gift of $2,000 for honouring a friendly to retire his Lone Star No. 14 jersey.

Goals from Simeon Nwankwo and Henry Onyekuru gave Nigeria a 2-1 win over their hosts in a game the 51-year-old Weah played for 79 minutes.

It was learned that Weah, who won the 1995 World Footballer of the Year Award, was delighted that Nigeria presented a strong side for the game played on Tuesday night at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Stadium in Monrovia, the country’s capital.

“We were paid $2,000 each by the President of Liberia,” one of the players informed SCORENigeria.

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