Richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, has gifted the Female’s National team, Super Falcons, a whooping sum of ₦50,000,000 for successfully defending the African Women’s Cup of Nations trophy in Ghana.
The tournament was the 11th and saw the Super Falcons win it for a record 9th time after edging out South Africa on penalties.
Mr. Aliko Dangote made the presentation yesterday and it was announced on his company @Dangotegroup’s official social media page.
The post reads:
“As a mark of appreciation our GP/CE, @AlikoDangote last night gifted the #SuperFalcons and the back-room staff with a cash gift of N50million naira for winning the 2018, Africa Women’s Cup of Nations tournament for the record 9th time. Congratulations to Africa’s best”
It’s worth to note that as African champions, Nigeria alongside the second runner up (South Africa) and 3rd place Cameroon will be flying the continents flag, come next year’s female world cup in France. Find out how the group stage is lined here.