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We almost had a airplane crash – 95 Environment Cup winner opens up on team’s struggles


Athletics Information of Thursday, 30 July 2020

Source: www.ghanaweb.com


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1995 World Cup winner Nana Attakora Amaniampong is continue to enraged by the therapy and unfulfilled promises handed by the federal government and Ghana Soccer Association.

A team of gifted players went on to conquer the earth in Ecuador following setting up their superiority on the continent.

Produced up of Amaniampong, Stephen Appiah, Ishmael Addo and host of other gifted players, the Starlets defeated Brazil 3-2 in the last to get Ghana’s next and very last trophy at that level.

20-5 several years following the glory was reached, the governing administration and FA are but to honour their claims to the players.

Talking on GTV Athletics+ Studio 5 programme, Amaniampong opened up on the struggles they had to conquer to arrive at that ft.

He mentioned in a person of their movements in the course of the match, their airplane virtually crashed.

“We passed by means of so numerous issues prior to the Globe Cup. We went by means of a lot of items but God was with us. So lots of incidents occurred. Just one of them was when we had been shifting flights to yet another venue for a match. We just about had a plane crash. The aircraft experienced to be grounded a lot less than five minutes soon after it took off so when it landed, we believed we experienced arrived at our vacation spot.

“Not knowing the plane experienced created a fault so if we experienced continued, no a single realized what would have occurred,” he mentioned.

Amaniampong’s revelations occur handful of months soon after Awudu Issaka who was section of the squad announced designs by the gamers to display in excess of their bonuses.

He discovered that most of the players outdoors Ghana are bent on returning to the country to enable their colleagues earn what is owing them.

“We the 95 workforce have a WhatsApp group and we are scheduling on heading on a demonstration,” Awudu Issaka mentioned on Studio5 on GTVSports+.

“We had been promised by the state that each participant will obtain $5,000 for winning the cup but none of us has obtained anything from the point out. In some nations like Nigeria, the players have been offered residences, other individuals ended up also specified cattle as rewards so we believed we were being going to be offered a little something even bigger but we received absolutely nothing,” he extra.

“It was only President Rawlings who gave us (outdated) GHC 50,000 as treasury payments after we offered the trophy to him but that one particular is his personalized reward to us, what we are demanding is what the point out promised us,” Awudu Issaka pressured.

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