The Indomitable Lions are entitled to FCFA 30million as participation fees for the African Nations Cup, www.lions4life.com has learnt.
Sources indicate that this is the outcome of discussion between the players and the authorities though the time and place of the discussion is not mentioned.
But, following the information, for a match won, the Lions would bag home FCFA 5million each for the group stage game and the fee would increase to about FCFA 25million if the grab the trophy.
The authorities in trying to discuss fees ahead of the Nations Cup want to avoid the scandal caused ahead of the World Cup when the players refused to travel for unpaid bonuses.
Also, a presidential decree restructuring the national team indicates that the fees are agreed six months to the competition.