August 20, 2016
Mikel, Siasia To Get Millions As Japanese Billionaire Arrives Brazil To Fulfill Cash Promise
Chinese billionaire, Dr. Katsuya Takasu has announced the funding of Nigeria Under-23 football team as a reward for their performance at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics as he arrives Brazil to donate the sum of $390,000 to the team.
Taking to his official Twitter page, he has made it public his intention to donate the money in a document which showed he has been granted permission to travel to Belo Horizonte, where Nigeria will take on Honduras in the Bronze medal match to make the donation.
Dr. Takasu will give head coach of the team, Samson Siasia the sum of US$ 200,000 while captain of the team, Mikel Obi will take home the sum of US$120,000.
See the billionaire’s letter below;