Ambode Redeems N20m Pledge To CHAN Eagles

By Abayomi Johnson

Sportsrollcall.com understands that the executive Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved release of the sum of N20 million to Super Eagles team B.

This is in fulfillment of his pledge to the team for finishing second at the 2018 African Nations Championship hosted by Morocco in January.

Disclosing this to newsmen, the Executive Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Kweku Tandoh said the official award of the cheque to the team would be made known soon.

Tandoh commended Governor Ambode for this gesture, stating that this again showed his passion and commitment towards the growth of sports, not only in Lagos, but the country as a whole.

Ambode, who was in Morocco to watch  host nation beat Nigeria 4-1 in the final, was impressed by the Eagles performance against all odds.