Ex-international, Ifeanyi Udeze has thrown his support to the decision of the NFF General assembly on players bonus and allowances.
The former PAOK Thessaloniki of Greece and West Bromwich Albion of England full-back Udeze expressed his support for the new NFF decision while speaking on Brila FM’s breakfast show earlier today.
“In as much as the NFF can ensure the daily allowance payment pattern is effective, the decision is a fantastic one,” Udeze told Brila FM.
The NFF in a communique signed off after the meeting at the General assembly, the FA explained that only the senior men and women teams will be entitled to “bonus payments per match.”
The Communique states that:
The Committee reiterated that henceforth, only the Super Eagles and the Super Falcons will be entitled to bonus payments per match.
Players, Coaches and backroom staff of other teams will earn daily allowances, approved bonuses at the end of successful qualifying campaigns and approved allowances (including daily allowances) at championships.
Currently, the Super Eagles get $5000 match bonuses and agreed to a ?1million win bonus and ?50,000 daily allowances.
The NFF manage at least six age grade teams; both boys and girls, and a beach soccer team.
The communiqué added, “The committee pledged to do all that is necessary to ensure adequate preparations of the Super Eagles to set a new record of performance for an African country at the World Cup in Russia in 2018, to the glory of Nigerian and African football.
“The board resolved to ensure that negotiations with the players to ensure that World Cup bonuses are firmly concluded and an agreement signed before the end of this year, for the sake of stable preparations and credible participation at the World Cup without any distractions.”
The board approved the recommendation of the Technical and Development Committee for the appointment of Randy Waldrum as manager of the Super Falcons.
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