For reaching the Club World Cup final, Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo and other Al-Hilal players will each receive one million Saudi Riyals (£222,000) from billionaire Saudi prince Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud.
In addition, the Saudi Prince promised each Al Hilal player $1,000,000 if they won the FIFA Club World Cup on Saturday.
This was stated in a statement posted on the NPFL Updates Facebook page early on Wednesday.
Quoting a Twitter user, @jacobsBen, the post stated;
Saudi billionaire Prince Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud has pledged one million Saudi Riyal (£222k) to each Al-Hilal player for reaching the Club World Cup Final and a further one million if they win the tournament.”
Al-Hilal beat Copa Libertadores Champions, Flamengo in the semi-finals to reach the final, and will now face the winner from the Al Ahly of Egypt and Real Madrid match in the final.
As stated in the statement, Al-Hilal faced Brazilian club Flamengo in the Club World Cup semi-finals in Morocco on Tuesday night. Despite being considered the favourites to advance, the Saudi club defeated them 3-2 to set up a meeting with either Real Madrid or Al Ahly.
The second semi-finals match between the Spanish La Liga giants and the Egyptian giants will begin at 20:00 in Morocco later tonight.
The winner will face Odion Ighalo and his teammates on Saturday, February 11 at 20:00.
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