â€œI believe that if you work you should earn your dues, but the current economic situation has put us in a very precarious situation in terms of funding,â€ he said. â€œItâ€™s not just Nigeria but a global recession and itâ€™s very difficult to fulfil all our financial obligations because the government is struggling.â€
Super Eagles players Â will have to wait to be paid outstanding bonuses as the football federationâ€™s financial issues continue.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) wants to avoid a dispute ahead of their 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia on October 9.The NFF insists payments will be made when government releases its funding.
Â The NFF, who receive direct funding from government, are in dire straits as Nigeria last month slipped into recession for the first time in more than a decade.According to Vanguard, Â NFF president Amaju Pinnick had taken to Youtube to explain that the issue of unpaid wages is a very unfortunate piece of timing. He said