FINALLY: Ghana’s Sports Minister reveals AFCON Budget and Expenditure

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Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah has finally faced the Parliament of Ghana to revealed the budget and expenditure of Ghana’s 2019 AFCON Campaign.

The Sector Minister appeared the house on Wednesday to put before the house, the amount that was apportion to the Stars in the 2019 AFCON in Egypt.

According to him, Ghana’s budget for the just ended 2019 Africa Cup of Nations was $6.3 million.

He said, 70% of the budget was spent following the Black Stars exit from the tournament at the round of 16.

He said the expenditure of the Black Stars 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign was $4.6 million from the approved budget by the Government of Ghana.

“Ghana budgeted US$6.3 million for the Black Stars training camp and AFCON campaign. Out of that, 4.6 million dollars was used.” Hon. Asiamah said.

“The remaining US$1.7 million will be returned to the state”

Below is the breakdown
1. Airfare – $924,168.00
2. Per diem (Players) – $187,050.00
3. Per diem (Technical Staff) – $129,600.00
4. Per diem (Additional Technical Staff) – $90,750.00
5. Winning Bonus (Players) – $965,405.00
6. Winning Bonus (Technical Staff) – $347,027.00
7. Winning Bonus (Additional Technical Staff) – $177,000.00
8. Accommodation – $1,143,519.00
9. Feeding – $419,300
10. Match tickets – $41,750.00
11. Medicals – $44,574.00
12. Visas fees – $8,541.00
13. Internal Transportation – $43,092.00
14. Incidentals – $42,576.00

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