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Government Spent GHS 6.1M On Accommodation For The Black Stars During AFCON 2019; Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah Has Revealed

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After a very poor show at the 2019 African Cup of Nations by the Black Stars, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah was invited to Parliament today to answer questions on the performance of the Black Stars and also tell Parliament the amount of money that was spent at the competition.

According to the minister, an amount of $6,365,033.84 was budgeted for the AFCON, however, $4, 564, 352.00 out of the budgeted amount was used.

Below are details of the amount was used for:

  • Airfare – $924,168
  • Per diem, players – $187,050
  • Per diem, technical staff – $129, 600
  • Per diem, additional technical staff – $90,750
  • Winning bonus, players – $965, 405
  • Winning bonus, technical – $347,027
  • Winning bonus, additional technical staff – $177,000
  • Accommodation – $1,143,519
  • Feeding – $419,300
  • Match Tickets 0 $41,750
  • Medicals – $44,574
  • Visa Fees – $8,541
  • Internal Transportation -$43,092
  • Incidentals – $42,576
  • Total: $4,564,352

What do you make of the amount of money that was spent on the Black Stars during the 2019 AFCON?

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