Naira rain for Bayelsa United and Bayelsa Queens as Governor Diri showers team with cash

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

August, 17 2021

By Akin Bolarinwa

The Bayelsa state government has rewarded players, coaches and members of the backroom staff of Bayelsa state Male and Female football teams for wining the prestigious Aiteo FA cup.

According to information made available to

The sum of 1million naira was given to each of the players while the officials got 1.3million naira each.

In the history of the two teams, this is the first time both clubs will be wining an NFF organized competition the same season.

Monetary gesture is part of the state government efforts to recognize excellence and continue its support for sports development in Nigeria.

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