The flying Eagles of Nigeria who were yesterday edged out by their Senegalese Counterparts in the ongoing under 20 World Cup in Poland have refused to leave their hotel rooms over unpaid match bonuses.
According to sports site Brila.com, the Eaglets has been playing these matches without their bonuses as they were promised that they will get their pay soon.
Our reporter confirms that the Aigbogun-led U20 players are now insisting they will not leave the hotel until all money owed them are paid.
A member of the team who pleaded anonymous told our source exclusively that the players are not leaving their rooms today to Nigeria unless the officials pay the bonuses and match allowances.
According to him, ” the officials told them to come down to Nigeria before they would pay, but we refused and we are all in our rooms as I speak right now, ‘we are not leaving’ the player said.
The Flying Eagles’ unimpressive World Cup Campaign came to an end on Monday night after losing 2-1 to fellow African brothers, Senegal.
The effort of Success Makanjuola at the 50th minute was not enough as it only meant a consolation goal for the team, who were already two goals down!