Sporting activities News of Thursday, 27 June 2019
The president of the Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Soccer Association Dr Kofi Amoah has verified Black Stars gamers obtained their heft “appearance and motivation fee” just before the team’s departure for a camping base in Dubai.
The revelation by the president of the interim body, confirms GHANAsoccernet.com’s publication about the latest go.
The country’s major football internet site, GHANAsoccernet.com noted that gamers pocked an preliminary $23,000 as section-payment for their visual appeal fee before the group remaining for the gulf.
The players get their share of the booty at the Tang Palace Lodge in Accra immediately after their farewell conference with Ghanaian chief Nana Akufo Addo.
But as expected, officials have denied strenuously, professing the stories are extensive off the mark.
But Normalisation Committee manager Dr Kofi Amoah has silenced the doubting thomases immediately after confirming gamers received their “visual appearance and commitment charge” in the Ghanaian money, Accra.
“When the president of Ghana, Nana Akufo Addo determined that he was exhausted of the elusiveness of the Africa Cup of Nations crown,” he explained to Kumasi-based mostly Oyerepa FM
“He reported how arrive we have not gained the title in the previous 37 yrs. He identified as a assembly at the Jubilee House.
“All the tiny tiny matters, the little nuisances that crops up and make us to shed focus and all of that.
“The visual appeal cost and the drive money and the all of that have been paid out right before they even still left Ghana for the camp.
“We are targeted to shift absent from all the smaller, tiny petty,petty things that can disturb the concentration and inspiration of the gamers.
“So now the focus on the specialized capabilities and bodily stamina.”
A additional $2.5m has been budgeted for 55 media personnel who have been sponsored to the tournament – a notion craftily made to obtain their silence to mask the plundering of meagre state methods to fund the marketing campaign that can only create the nation $4.5 million if the Black Stars earn the trophy. This indicates a financial debt of $10 million will be wracked even if Ghana wins the title.
The winner of the AFCON trophy will take household $4.5 million as prize cash.
Runners-up will pocket $2.5 million, semifinalists, $2 million and $800,000 for the quarter-finalists.
$475,000 will be for just about every team that will be eliminated at the team phase, that means that all the international locations competing at the event will obtain at minimum $735,000 each individual from prep revenue and group phase earnings.
Last edition’s winner and defending champions, Cameroon, acquired $4 million for winning in 2017.
Runners up, Egypt acquired $2 million, while Burkina Faso and Ghana, the two semifinalists, went household with $1.5 million just about every.
THE Past FIGURES
Ghana’s believed budgets for three of the past four have been as follows:
2012 – $5.5m
2015 – $5.8m
2017 – $3.4m
2019 – $15m