Ghana Spends $4,564,352.00 On AFCON 2019


Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, has said $4,564,352.00 was expended on the training tour of the Black Stars till Ghana exited the round 16 stage of the 32nd African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019, in Egypt.

He indicated that the amount was out of $6,365,033.84 approved for the tournament, comprising training tour, main tournament and their related activities.

The minster, who was rendering financial account covering Ghana’s participation at AFCON 2019, to Parliament, on Wednesday, explained that the expenditure covered the playing body, the technical team, members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Youth, Sports and Culture, and representatives of the Ghana League Clubs Association.

Others are representatives of Old Footballers Association, some staff of the Ghana Football Association, some staff of the Ministry, some members of Ghana Supporters Union and journalists.