The minister responsible for Youth and Sports and member of parliament for Atwima- Mponua Hon.Issac Kwame Asiamah has revealed that the ministry owes the Black Queens a winning bonuses an amount of two hundreds and eighty – two thousand, six hundred (US$282,600.00)
Explaining the breakdown of the amount the minister indicate that the team’s last Africa Women’s Championship qualifiers against Tunisia in April, 2016 amounting to US$ 180,600 on home and away basis. The team qualified and participated in the 2016 WAFCON in Cameron also in 2020 Olympic Games Qualifier against Gabon September,2019 amount to US$ 102, 000 but the team could not qualify the match against Kenya.
Speaking on the floor of parliament he said the ministry support Black Queens in all matches interms to per diem, camping allowance and medical treatment for injuries.
A considerable amount of funds has also been spent on the medical treatment of 7 injured Black Queens players who have undergone a various degree of surgeries was full paid by the ministry.
In total, the ministry spent an amount of GH¢ 2,794,993.05. on the team’s perdiems, camping fees and allowances in WAFU Championship in Cote D’ Ivoire training tours in Kenya and Zambia, this is not the only national team the ministry owes he added.
In conclusion, records shows that between 2014 and 2016 the black meteors, black satellites, black princesses are still Owed some amount of money by the ministry, the ministry however taking necessary steps to honor these outstanding bonuses.