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AFCON 2019: Like Otedola, Dangote fulfills $50K per goal pledge to Super Eagles


Business magnate, investor, and owner of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote on Wednesday fulfilled his $50K per goal pledge to the Super Eagles.

This was confirmed in a statement released by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

This is coming after billionaire businessman Femi Otedola fulfilled his $25,000 per goal pledge to the Eagles on Monday.

On Wednesday, Olakunle Alake, group managing director of Dangote Industries Limited, presented the cheque to Dayo Enebi, team administrator, Chidi Ngoka, equipment manager and John Ogu, Eagles midfielder, in Lagos.

Africa’s richest man and billionaire businessman Femi Otedola made the promise to the Eagles prior to their semi-final clash against the Algerians at the just concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

However, the Super Eagles lost to the Algerians by 2-1.

The statement from NFF: “Business tycoon Aliko Dangote today in Lagos redeemed his pledge of $50,000 to the Super Eagles for their one goal against Algeria in AFCON 2019 semi-final. Money was presented by Olakunle Alake, GMD of Dangote Group accompanied by Anthony Chiejina, Chief Corp. Comm. Officer.”

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