The Nigerian female soccer team, Super Falcons, made all of us proud when they won the 2016 African Women’s Cup Of Nations in Cameroon.

Their victory was certainly no surprise; the Super Falcons were the defending champions of the title.

Surprise, surprise, the Nigerian government has failed to pay them allowances accumulating to about N238.05m.

Punch reports that the Super Falcons are currently in a face-off with the Nigerian Football Federation.

The Nigerian sports minister, Solomon Dalung, however has a very, very stupid reason for the non-payment.

According to Dalung, the allowances were not prepared because “nobody even knew the team will emerge victorious”.

Please sir, come again?

With all due respect sir (which is none), this statement is senseless.

Before you talk next time, consult your brain!


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