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NIGERIA BUDGETS $11M FOR BRAZIL 2014

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) plans to spend two billion Naira (more than $11 million) for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, officials have announced.
General Secretary of the NFF Musa Amadu dropped the hint during the NFF budget defence before the House of Representatives Committee on Sports.
He said: “We expect that one point two billion Naira will come from government, while the football house will source the balance of the money to ensure a smooth outing for the Super Eagles at Brazil 2014.”
The total expenditure has been put at 2,084,053,765 Naira with 1,254,164,329 Naira coming from government, while the balance of this amount will come from sponsors and fund raising events.
According to the football governing body, the money will cover cost of a training camp in Houston, Texas, USA, as well as bonuses and allowances of the team.
This will be Nigeria’s fifth appearance at the World Cup.
Super Eagles are drawn against Argentina, Iran and Bosnia-Herzegovina in the preliminary round of the 2014 World Cup, which kicks off in Brazil on June 12.