Senate President Angry Over Super Eagles Demand For $2million

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Senate President, David Mark, got a taste of the national football team camp when he held a meeting with the Super Eagles in Campinas before their match against Iran in Group F of the 2014 World Cup on Monday.

Mark, who led the Federal Government delegation to the World Cup in Brazil, demanded to hear the players’ grievances with the aim of settling the rift between them and the NFF over their bonus.

The players asked Mark to pay them $2m immediately from the $8m NFF was expecting from FIFA for the first round matches since he was the third in authority in Nigeria and representing the President. The players maintained that they should get 25 per cent of the money.
The players insisted that they must receive their money before their match against Iran, which eventually ended 0-0 in Curitiba.
When it became obvious that the players were not moved by his presence, the Senate President allegedly became angry...

It was learnt that after the players had spoken, coach Stephen Keshi later apologised to the FG delegation and the NFF members at the meeting.

 Keshi’s apology was received half-heartedly by Mark and NFF officials led by Aminu Maigari as they had expected him to step in much earlier.

Keshi did apologise but that was met with subdued hisses from those at the meeting,” an official, who pleaded anonymity, said.

The FIFA money fight is a carryover from their USA camp as they had put the NFF on notice over the money before agreeing to board the flight to Brazil. But why is NFF always trying to shop the boys money?

Published at: 10:24 AM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
Author: Giwa bayo
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schmit at 10:38 AM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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Money matter, Aibeg make Una play well ooo, make Una no say na bcus of d money no make Una play well.
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satsaver at 10:39 AM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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mk dem pay those ballers na
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blensey at 10:43 AM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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ABEG MAKE THEM PAY THE BOYS THE MONEY JARE, STOP ALL THIS MOKEY DEY WORK BABOON DEY CHOP
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Joyous01 at 11:20 AM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: schmit on 10:38 AM, 25/06/2014
Money matter, Aibeg make Una play well ooo, make Una no say na bcus of d money no make Una play well.
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doncoyon at 11:40 AM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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The zoo is broke now can't even pay it people as for the super chicken the super looser they loose today and go home loosers
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Kennycynth at 11:56 AM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: doncoyon on 11:40 AM, 25/06/2014
The zoo is broke now can't even pay it people as for the super chicken the super looser they loose today and go home loosers



wish them well....Naija is still ur country
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Larry28 at 12:32 PM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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Pay there money oh
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kelemann at 12:38 PM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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I hear una super eagles players and our greed for money. Cameroon wey fight for money where are they now. Look at the amount of money they demanding? Is Nigeria the only country dat was given FIFA money? How many Nigerians can afford such money that you are demanding? #bring back our boys
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dollar22 at 01:13 PM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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Make una pay them money Ndi ori
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osarobo62 at 01:28 PM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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naija man ..and money Sad Sad
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chicco77 at 02:47 PM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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so na money make dem play dat rubish
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Solidstonez at 03:04 PM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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demck at 04:56 PM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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They are demanding for 25% of d money to NFF from FIFA. Have they ever considered their welfare how its been taking care of at Brazil. I think FIFA is giving out thismoney so that d players will be giving good accommodation & other things. Now d question is "if they are giving this money, will they take care of themselves"?
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cocoeni at 07:13 PM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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nobleladyG at 09:11 PM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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u are angry whereas all of u their at Abuja park money with Ghana must go

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osamabinladin at 11:20 PM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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dareper at 11:35 PM, 25/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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And then?
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winace at 07:04 AM, 26/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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Hmmmmmmm
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beneno at 09:09 AM, 26/06/2014 (4 years ago)
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