FIFA will pay the Super Eagles of Nigeria and other nations that lose out in the group stages of the Russia 2018 World Cup tournament £6.1m each.
According to reports, Nigeria would have received £9.1 million if they had continued to the round of 16 stage. Because any team that will be eliminated from the round of 16 stage will receive £9.1million.
It is also revealed that the Nation that will win the World Cup is expected to receive £28 million in prize money from FIFA, with 2nd, 3rd and 4th place teams receiving £21million, £18million and £16million respectively.
Meanwhile, before the tournament, the 32 nations were given £1.1million each to prepare for the World Cup.
So much money in Football.