Federal Government is to spend about 3 billion naira on Super Eagles for the FIFA World Cup tournament holding in Russia next year.
Sports Minister Solomon Dalung announced this on Tuesday, while addressing State House correspondents after meeting President Buhari. The Minister said the budget for the competition had been sent to the president for a special intervention.
Dalung said parts of the funds would be needed for training, stressing that his ministry would ensure that the government makes the money available.
The Minister also stated that a very strong federal government’s delegation would be mobilised to Russia to support the Eagles and intimidate the team’s opponents.