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NFF locations mothers of late ex-internationals Sam Okwaraji and Rashidi Yekini on N30K month-to-month stipend

NFF locations mothers of late ex-internationals Sam Okwaraji and Rashidi Yekini on N30K month-to-month stipend

The Nigeria Football Federation has placed the moms of late ex-internationals, Sam Okwaraji and Rashidi Yekini on N30K monthly stipend. The announcement was once made on Thursday after the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development had on Wednesday positioned both matriarchs on N10K monthly stipend. The NFF additionally disclosed that they will henceforth overview the situation of surviving moms of Nigeria's ex-internationals that died in lively carrier for the us of a and unravel what to do for them on a monthly basis. NFF tweeted, “In furtherance to and in understanding of the latest pronouncement of the Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, to put the moms of the two late ex-internationals Sam Okwaraji and Rashidi Yekini on a month-to-month stipend on a month-to-month stipend." “The NFF has determined to help this noble initiative with a further month-to-month stipend of N30,000 to every of the two matriarchs." “In addition, the NFF will henceforth overview the scenario of surviving moms of our ex-internationals that died in lively carrier for the united states and get to the bottom of what to do for them on month-to-month basis."
Rashidi Yekini died in May 2012 after retiring from football in 2006. His professional career, which spanned more than two decades, was once mostly related with Vitória de Setúbal in Portugal, but he additionally performed in six different nations besides his own. Yekini scored 37 goals as a Nigerian international, and represented the state in 5 primary tournaments, inclusive of two World Cups where he scored the country's first-ever goal in the competition. He was once additionally named the African Footballer of the Year in 1993. Samuel Okwaraji, who played internationally for Nigeria, collapsed and died of congestive coronary heart failure in the 77th minute of a World Cup qualification healthy towards Angola at the Lagos National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos State on 12 August 1989.


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