Emmanuel Asante Attakora, GNA
Accra, Nov. 30, GNA - The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS), has cleared the air on the financial details of the recent international friendly match between the Black Stars of Ghana and Namibia on November 24, at the Sam Nujuma stadium, Zambia.
In a press release signed by Mr. Adjei-Baah, Public Relations Officer of MOYS, Ghana received an amount of $30,000 from Namibia, for the match dubbed “Dr. Hage Geinob Cup, 2018”, to honour an invitational game for the president of Namibia, Dr. Hage Geinob.
It said, the Ministry gave approval to the Normalization Committee (NC) of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to honour the international friendly, which was all catered for by the host.
“Following the receipt of a letter dated 10th October, 2018 from the Namibia Football Association, MOYS gave approval to the NC of GFA to honour the international friendly between the Black Stars and the Brave Warriors of Namibia on Saturday 24th November, 2018 at the Sam Nujuma Stadium.
“As a result, the host country provided the following for Ghana: a return ticket from Accra to Windhoek on Air Namibia.
“The host also catered for accommodation at a five star hotel (Windhoek County Club Resort), with a local transport as well as meals and refreshment.
“Additionally the host country gave Ghana an amount of $30,000, for playing the match, however the NC of the GFA paid the per diem of all players and the technical team involved in the match” the statement read.