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Nigeria’s women demand equal pay

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The Nigeria women’s national team is the best team in Africa, having won nine African Women’s Cup of Nations.

The African team with the most titles in Nigeria women’s national team.

The squad won in 2018 their ninth Africa Women’s Cup of Nations crown in Ghana.

And now the team’s captain Desire Oparanozie is demanding equal pay.

“We are the most successful female team in Africa, yet we have the largest disparities between men’s and women’s pay,” noted Oparanozie according to Goal.

“I think we deserve equal pay. This big gap tells a different story and a proper rethink of this mode of payment could also help the women’s game.”

She added: “We have done the nation proud and I think the results over the years are there for all to see.”

“With positive results and more success, I believe we will get there, it’s one step at a time.”