Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has disclosed that the Nigeria Football Federation still owes players of the senior national team outstanding match bonuses as the team continues its preparations for the African Cup of Nations.
The three-time African champions who have been camped in Abuja in preparation for the 2021 AFCON starting on Sunday, January 9, in Cameroon have been in intense training sessions under the tutelage of interim manager Austin Eguavoen.
Nigeria who currently have 25 players in their Abuja camp is scheduled to travel to Garoua, Cameroon later on Wednesday, January 5, ahead of their opening game against the Pharaohs of Egypt on January 11.
It now appears all may not be well with the team as Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa in a recent interview with the press on Tuesday, January 4, revealed the Nigeria Football Federation still owes match bonuses to the senior national team. Complete Sports reports the former CSKA Moscow forward also says senior players of the Super Eagles will be holding a meeting with the football body to find a way forward.
“We are owed two games allowances by the NFF and we will be having a meeting when every player is in camp. “The coaches, officials of the NFF, and representatives of the players will meet to discuss, so we can stick with a plan.“ Nigeria will square up against Egypt in its first game at the AFCON with Sudan and Guinea Bissau also paired with the two heavyweights in Group D.