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Sports News of Friday, 11 October 2019


Black Meteors players demand refund of airfares for Algeria AFCON qualifier clash

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A growing sense of frustration and regret is gradually creeping into the camp of the Black Meteors of Ghana, has learnt.

Players numbering about twelve (12), are yet to receive a refund of their airfares, several weeks after honouring a national team duty, specifically in the 2019 Caf U-23 Cup of Nations qualifiers against Algeria.

Confiding in exclusively, one of such worried players (identity withheld, recounted how he spent a whopping amount between the range of GHS 8000 GHS 9000 to fund his own airfare with the hope of being refunded upon arrival.

However, this hopes have been dealt a huge blow as the Sports Ministry remain silent on this worrying development.

The Black Meteors secured a qualification to the U-23 African Cup of Nations which will be staged in Egypt; shrugging off competition from their Algerian counterparts in a two legged qualifier.

Ghana’s credible sports portal will keep it’s readers informed upon any positive development to this editorial piece.

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