Addis Ababa – The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has awarded cash prizes for the national players who took part in the 2-1 win over Lesotho for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group J math.
Walias head coach Gebremedhin Haile received 25,000 Birr and players received the following cash awards:
a. Starting 11: 20,000 Birr each
b. Substitutes: 17,000 Birr
c. Bench Players: 15,000 Birr
The total cash award was 539,000 Birr.
Surprisingly, there were only 7 players present during the award ceremony.
Walias’ last group match will be against Seychelles Islands in September in Addis Ababa.