The entire country is extremely disappointed in the Black Stars performance - Ministry of Youth and Sports to Ghana Football Association
Ghana Black Stars players to bag $30,000 each, Coach Milo $60,000 when they qualify to round 16
Ghana Black Stars / Pic: GFA Communications

Ghana Black Stars players to bag $30,000 each, Coach Milo $60,000 when they qualify to round 16| Ghana Black Stars | Ghana Football Association | African Cup of Nations | AFCON | Confederation of African Football | CAF | $30,000 | $60,000 | Coach Milo

The Ghana Black Stars players are set to take home $30,000 each as their qualification bonus, after qualifying from the group stage to the round of 16, at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. Ghana Black Stars players to bag $30,000 each, Coach Milo $60,000 when they qualify to round 16.

The Senior National Team, the Black Stars, lost their opening match against Morocco in a lone goal. They were eager to win their second game which was against Gabon. The Starlets started the game very well and just in 18 minutes of play, the skipper Andre Morgan Ayew put the team in front.

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A late dramatic scene left the Gabonese National Team to equalise and the game ended in a draw. The Black Stars had a point in their opening two games and the only hope is to win the last group game and seal through to the next round of the AFCON tournament.

The Starlets were so furious after the game and blaming their opponents that they didn’t follow the ‘’fair play rules’’ in the game.

Information gathered by the Athleticshour Sport indicates that, the amount was agreed on before the start of the competition but Ghanaians are complaining of the sharp turn that the players are to be paid this dubious cash just to qualify from their group stage.

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We all know that they are entitled to be paid on winning bonus of which it ranges from $2000 – $5000 per player and the board respectively.

A lot of Ghanaians are saying that is because they didn’t win any of their group matches so they are not entitled to any winning bonus but to qualify and take home such amount is unjustifiable.

After the dramatic and chaotic match draw with Gabon on Friday night, 14th January. The Stars would now play the last group game with the last country on the table log Comoros.

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Ghana is to face off Comoros on Tuesday 7:00 GMT at the Stade Omnisport Roumdé Adjia in Garoua, Cameroon. The stadium was opened in 1978 with surface capacity of 22,000 but renovated to a capacity of 30,000 for the AFCON.

Group C

  1. Morocco – 6 (qualified)
  2. Gabon – 4
  3. Ghana – 1
  4. Comoros – 0


By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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