Black Stars B WAFU Bonus – Players of Ghana’s home-based players – Black Stars – B have finally been paid their bonuses for their success in the competition in September. The players were paid 6,000 dollars for their achieving such great feat two months ago.
Ghana beat Nigeria 4-1 to lift the prestigious WAFU Cup at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday, September 24, 2017. The local team made amends by winning the WAFU Cup of Nations competition after failing to qualify for the Championship of African Nations tournament (CHAN).
However, it was earlier reported that the heroic players were dispatched from camp without their tournament bonuses.
The reason was given as a delay which according to reports, was as a result of indecisiveness on the side of the country’s Chief of Staff in releasing the $100k promised the team by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
The report continued that the prize money for winning the tournament had been paid by WAFU but they have been waiting anxiously for the cash from the state to drop in order to pay the bonuses for all the players.
But recent reports have revealed that the Black Stars B WAFU Bonus is 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.
Meet The Team
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 Oaks)