Brazil 2014: Blacks Stars Demand $100,000 Appearance Fee

The Blacks Stars of Ghana are asking to be paid $100,000 (GH₵254,250) in appearance fee at the Brazil 2014 World Cup, Thursday reported.

The fee is a 25% raise on the $75,000 paid in 2010 World Cup and was made as part of the team’s petition to its management committee during discussions in Montenegro last week.In 2006 they earned $50,000.

In the same petition, the Black Stars told the Ghana Football Association (GFA) that they wanted their winning bonuses to be paid in dollars instead of the cedis the government has proposed.

Ghana is drawn in group ‘G’ with Portugal, USA and Germany for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and will play their opening game against USA in Natal on 16th June.