CAF offers Nigeria, other qualified African countries $500,000 for World Cup


In order to have a smooth preparation for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup, Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has offered 5 African representatives the sum of $500,000.

The decision and approval was confirmed in Moscow on Friday when CAF Executive Committee members met with Presidents of the five qualified nations.

According to the statement released on their website: “The committee, which has CAF
Executive Committee member Kalusha Bwalya and presidents of the Football Associations of the five qualified countries as members, met in Moscow, Russia, on the sidelines of the draw for
the FIFA World Cup scheduled for 1 December 2017.

“At the meeting, it was decided that CAF will grant a financial subsidy of $500,000
(Five Hundred Thousand dollars) to each of the five African teams. The financial package will be used mainly to strengthen and improve the technical supervision of each team.

“In addition, CAF will provide each African representative with “fieldwiz” equipment, a technological device and physical performance measuring tool for outdoor team sports players,” it stated.

Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia will fly Africa’s flag at next year’s competition.


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