Posted On Friday, 5th April 2013
Ghana’s U20 team have been paid their outstanding bonuses for emerging runner’s up at the 2013 African Youth Championships.
The Black Satellites were owed in excess of $10,000 for first qualifying for the U20 World Cup and then making it to the finals where they lost to Egypt.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports following a pledge made by the Minister Hon. Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah on the team’s return on Wednesday have now paid all outstanding bonuses due the side.
The payment was made on Thursday according to the Public Relations Officer of the Ministry Michael Frimpong.
“I can confirm we have made the payment to the team,” he said.
“The payment was made yesterday (Thursday) so I believe the matter of bonuses with respect to the U20 team is now settled.”
Ghana missed out on the AYC trophy through a penalty shoot-out defeat to Egypt after the game had ended 1-1 in regulation and extra time.
The team have however qualified for the World Cup to be staged in Turkey and are drawn in the group of death alongside; Spain, France and the USA.