Government To Gift Black Satellites $100K For Winning WAFU B U-20 Trophy

The Black Satellites of Ghana will receive a bonus of $100,000 from the Sports Ministry for winning the WAFU Zone B U-20 Championship held in Benin.

The Black Satellites defeated the Young Stallions of Burkina Faso by 2-1 last Sunday to clinch the title.

Ghana came from a goal down to beat Burkina Faso with goals from Captain Daniel Afriyie Yeboah and Precious Boah who scored two goals in the WAFU Zone tournament.

The Black Satellites arrived in Ghana on two nights after their triumph and lodged at the M Plaza Hotel in Accra.

Officials from the Sports Ministry met with the team today, Monday to congratulate them on their trophy win, and also reveal that the team will be rewarded with $100,000 just like the Black Stars B in 2017 when they lifted the WAFU Cup of Nations.

Speaking on behalf of the Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr. Oteng, the Chief Accountant, gave his assurance to the team that a special package to be given out by the government.

“Ghana is proud of you and so is the Sports Minister. Congratulations on this wonderful feat and be assured that everything due you will be given to you,” Oteng told the players and the technical team.”

“The Minister has asked we inform you that the package that was given to the team for winning the 2017 WAFU Tournament is the same that will be given to you.”

The Black Satellites have booked their place in next year’s Africa U-20 Cup of Nations tournament in Mauritania.

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