You are here: HomeNews2017 01 24Article 503736

Sports News of Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Black Star players to earn $33,500 each for winning AFCON 2017

The Black Stars of Ghana are set to earn a total amount of $33,500 should they win the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations currently ongoing in Gabon.

According the Sports Minister-designate Isaac Asiamah who visited the team today in camp, revealed each player will receive $15,000 for the group stages and then $5,000 for the quarter-finals.

Should the team progress to the semi-finals, each player will earn $6,000 and a final berth will see them earn $7,500 each.

The Black stars begun their campaign on a good note with two wins out of two and a place in the finals of the tournament will see them amass $33,500 each.

Avram Grant and his charges are scheduled to play Egypt in their final group D game on Wednesday as they fight on in the competition.