Nigeria Clubs Receive Zero Cash As FIFA Shares $209m

Nigeria Clubs Receive Zero Cash As FIFA Shares $209m
  • PublishedJuly 16, 2023

Nigeria football has suffered another blackout during the week as Nigeria clubs receive zero cash from the largesse shared by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA).

This online medium recalls that the world football governing body announced a whopping sum of $209 million to be shared among 440 clubs across the world for releasing their players to participate in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.


UEFA clubs have the largest share of 76% going to 275 club followed by Asia 67 clubs and CONCACAF has 53 clubs.

Out of the 18 clubs that received cash from FIFA, it was revealed that no Nigeria club was mentioned as no player from the league participated in the Mundial.

Former Akwa United goalkeeper John Effalla who was with the team to the African Cup of Nations was supposed to have made the team of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon but was dropped from the team in the last minute due to injury.

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