Oyogist.com has learned that the President of Air Peace Airline, Allen Onyema, has gifted the Super Falcons’ past and present teams with the sum of ₦20 million.
This is contained in a statement signed by Ademola Olajire, Director of Communications at the Nigeria Football Federation, on Wednesday.
Onyema presented the cheques to the various teams after the finals of the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Tournament on Tuesday.
South Africa’s Banyana Banyana beat the Super Falcons 4-2 in the final match at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos.
The statement read that Onyema was not dismayed by the defeat the Super Falcons suffered in the hands of South Africa’s Banyana Banyana.
“He presented the sum of ₦10 million to the Super Falcons’ class of 1999 that reached the quarter-finals of the FIFA Women’s Cup in USA who were honoured by the NFF at a special Awards ceremony in Lagos on Monday. He also gifted the present bunch the sum of ₦10 million,” the statement read.
Onyema’s company, Air Peace, is the official carrier of Nigeria national teams. He recently doled out ₦20 million to motivate the Super Eagles to win their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifier against Cape Verde in Mindelo.