FG Budgets N3bn For World Cup


Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports, has disclosed that N3 billion has been budgeted for Nigeria’s participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Dalung said the money would be released early to enable Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr prepare the team for their campaign.

“We have a conservative budget of about N3 billion but out of that N3 billion,  FIFA is going to raise about N900 million,  our sponsors and partners are also going to put about N600 million, government will conservatively raise about N2 billion or N2.5 billion to compliment,” Dalung said.






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