The Federal Government has increased the winning bonus of super eagles by $5,000 as a means of motivating them to win their remaining two group matches at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia.
With this increase, each player will now get $15,000 winning bonus per game against initial $10,000 per game agreed with the players before the tournament kicked off in Russia on Thursday.
The increase in Bonus comes after their loss to Croatia in the first leg of their matches last Saturday.
The Super Eagles will play their next two group games against Iceland and Argentina. Nigeria will play Iceland who drew 1-1 with Argentina on Saturday June 22 before playing Argentina in their last group game on June 26.
Making the increase in the winning bonus known, the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung said