Nigeria’s U20 workforce Falconets lastly arrived Abuja, Nigeria capital on Wednesday night time after struggling lengthy keep at Istanbul airport in Turkey.
Blueprint had reported how the younger ladies had been left to sleep in a single day on the airport’s naked flooring and passengers’ ready chairs, day after crashing out within the quarter-final of the continued 2022 FIFA U20 World Cup in Costa Rica.
On arrival at Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide airport Abuja, the workforce was obtained by the Common Secretary of the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF), Mohammed Sanusi and a consultant of the Minister of Youth and Sports activities growth, Toyin Ibitoye.
Whereas talking, the NFF consultant apologised to the whole workforce and promised that their bonuses and allowances may also be paid.
“It’s an approval from the ministry of sports activities and we need to guarantee you that the identical Tremendous Falcons will likely be paid their bonuses, additionally, you will be paid.
“We would like you to know that Nigerians respect all of you however we’re saddened that you need to sleep over on the airport as a result of for a cause that’s past our management,” he mentioned.
Nevertheless, the Minister of Youth and Sports activities who was represented later introduced a money reward to the workforce with an additional promise that every one their entitlements will likely be paid.
Earlier on Wednesday, the NFF authorities in a press assertion blamed World soccer governing physique FIFA, unnamed airline and lack of transit visa for the lengthy keep of the gamers and officers of the workforce on the airport.