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Ivorian President awards house & cash worth $100k to the National Team for AFCON win

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According to BBC Africa, Ivorian president Alassane Quattara is giving each member of the Ivory Coast 23-man Squad team, a house worth $52,000, and same amount in cash for their AFCON 2015 victory.

The Ivorian Football Federation and the team’s technical staff also got rewards. In all, the Ivorian government gave out $3million in celebration of the victory.

Meanwhile, the Ghanaian team who lost to Ivory Coast, also got rewards. Each player is being given $25,000 by the team’s sponsor, the state-owned Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC).

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