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Benin promise $30,000 per player to qualify for 2021 AFCON

Each Benin player will receive a bonus of $30,000 if they stop hosts Sierra Leone tomorrow and qualify for the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon, officials said.

Benin need at least a draw in Freetown against hosts Sierra Leone to go through to the tournament proper.

The Super Eagles denied the Squirrels that on Saturday courtesy of Paul Onuachu’s stoppage time winner in Porto-Novo.

Benin now have seven points, while the Leone Stars have four points and a -1 goals difference.

A 1-0 win for Sierra Leone will lift them past Benin on seven points and a better goals difference.

This knife-edge Group L qualifier was earlier moved to Conakry, Guinea, after the stadium in Freetown was banned, but CAF have since rescinded this decision.

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