U-23 AFCON Qualifier: Oyo Governor, Makinde gifts Olympic Eagles N10m, promises another $25,000


Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has doled out N10m to the Olympic Eagles ahead of the side’s 2023 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Tanzania.

Makinde made the donation when he hosted the Olympic Eagles to a dinner at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan on Friday night.

The state’s number one citizen also promised the team $25,000 regardless of the result against the Tanzanians.

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Salisu Yusuf’s side will host the Serengeti Boys in the second leg of the qualifiers at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan on Saturday (today).


Both teams battled to a 1-1 draw in the first leg last weekend.

The overall winners will slug it out with either Uganda or Guinea in the final round of the qualifiers.