The President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi has rubished reports in the media alleging that the Black Stars B have not being paid after their triumph in the 2017 WAFU Tournament
The President explained that the $100,000 prize money given by President Akufo-Addo delayed for about three weeks before reflecting into FA account because it was a dollar account.
“The $100,000 handed to the team by HE President Akufo-Addo was paid by the Ministry of Youth and Sports into the FA account and it was a dollar cheque so it took about three weeks before reflecting into the GFA account.”Nyantakyi stated.
“Concerning the WAFU prize money, it was paid directly to the FA and I am sure it has been paid to them. The difference between the WAFU money is that it was the same bank so we recieved it quickly”
Ghana Black Stars B defeated Nigeria 4-1 to win the 2017 WAFU tournament.
By: Eric Adjanor