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Sports News of Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Source: Starrfmonline.com

2017 WAFU: Black Stars ‘B’ paid $6k each

Ghana’s 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations-winning players have each received $6,000 as share of bonuses for their success in the competition in September.

Black Stars ‘B’ won the tournament Nations after defeating rivals Nigeria 4-1 in the finals at the Cape Coast Stadium.

A cash prize of $100,000 was awarded to the team for winning the tournament, while President Akuffo Addo also rewarded them with $100,000. A total amount of $200,000 was shared among 18 players, technical members and the management.

The locally assembled team made amends by winning the WAFU Cup of Nations competition after failing to qualify for the Championship of African Nations tournament (CHAN).

Ghana squad for WAFU tournament:

Goalkeepers: Joseph Addo (Aduana Stars), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko), Kwame Baah ( Inter Allies)

Defenders: Amos Frimpong (Asante Kotoko), Emmanuel Ampiah (Elmina Sharks), Moro Ibrahim (Bolga Allstars), Samuel Sarfo (Liberty Professionals), Vincent Atinga (Hearts of Oak), Nuhu Musah (WAFA), Ahmed Adams (Asante Kotoko)

Midfielders: Gideon Waja (WAFA), Farouk Mohammed (Elmina Sharks), Isaac Twum ( Inter Allies), Emmanuel Lomotey (Dreams FC), Winful Cobbinah (Hearts of Oak), Amos Addai (Ashgold) Zakaria Mumuni (Aduana Stars), Patrick Razak ( Hearts of Oak), Richmond Lamptey ( WAFA), Thomas Abbey (Hearts of Oak)

Strikers: Felix Addo (Elmina Sharks), Daniel Lomotey (WAFA), Stephen Sarfo ( Berekum Chelsea), Kwame Kizito (Hearts of Oak)



Prize money from Organizers:

The prize was awarded in form of US dollars:


Position Prize money (US Dollars)

Winner 100,000

Runner-up 50,000

Third place 25,000

Fourth place 10,000

Four losing semi-finalists 10,000

Four second round finishers 5,000