Premium Times (Abuja)

15 February 2013

Nigeria: Delta Governor Names Asaba Stadium After Keshi, Pours Naira On Super Eagles

Delta State governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, has toed the Federal Government's line, rewarding members of the victorios Super Eagles team to the just concluded African cup of Nations with millions of naira.

At the reception held at the Asaba international event center, Mr. Uduaghan also named the Asaba stadium after the team coach, Stephen Keshi, an indigine of the state.

Mr. Keshi also got N8million cash reward plus a duplex in the state capital.

Mr Keshi's assistants, Dan Amokachi, Sylavnus Okpalla, and Ike Shorunmu got N4m each while each player gets N 2.5m cash.

Members of the team who were old and present players of Warri Wolves FC got N5million. The beneficiaries are Sunday Mba, Chigozie Agbim, Azuibike Egweke, and Brown Ideye.

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