Monday, 15 August 2016

U23 Dream Team promised $30,000 if they win Gold

photo credit: Nigeria monitor
Japanese plastic surgeon Katsuya Takasu announced his desire to reward the Dream Team, $30,000 to each Nigerian player should they win gold at the Rio 2016 men’s Olympic football tournament along with $20,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze after hearing about their financial woes.

He said he had read about there challanges  and felt the need to make a big contribution,Takasu told BBC Sport.

“I am not doing this for media attention but to motivate a team with an indomitable spirit. I fell in love with the Nigerian team because despite all these problems they are in the quarter-finals of the Olympics.

“Whether they win or not, I will still donate something to help alleviate the challenges in paying their bonuses and allowances.”


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