Nigerian Olympic football team received a reward from a Japanese.



A benefactor has handed a reward of $390,000 to the Nigerian Olympic football team in Brazil after the West African country won bronze onSaturday.

Japanese plastic surgeon Katsuya Takasu had promised to reward the team after hearing about their financial difficulties before and during the tournament. Takasu fulfilled his promise by presenting cheques of $200,000 and $190,000 to coach Samson Siasia and captain John Mikel Obi respectively on behalf of the team.

He met with them two hours after Nigeria defeated Honduras 3-2 in the bronze medal play-
off.
"The $200,000 covers the bonuses and allowances as promised and the $190,000 is for the bronze medal,"

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