World Cup: Nigerian clubs get FIFA windfall

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Three Nigerian sides that had players in the Super Eagles team that played at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil have been handed a windfall by the World Football governing body.

Sunshine Stars, had the most players in the Super Eagles and they were paid N24.1m ($127,000). Warri Wolves were handed N22.8m ($120,000), while Gombe United earned N10.6m ($56,000).  The monies were paid to the Nigeria Football Federation who passed same on to the teams with every team all over the world that had a player at the tournament being handed cash by FIFA.  31 English clubs also received nearly N1.9b ($10m) in total benefits from the same tournament.

Chelsea are the biggest beneficiary receiving more than N228m ($1.2m), with Manchester United, Arsenal and Manchester City each receiving over N190m ($1m)


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