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GFA denies $7.2 million AFCON budget

Accra, Feb. 24, GNA – The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has denied media reports that, it has presented a budget of $7.2 million to the government for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
A statement signed by Mr. Dan Kwaku Yeboah, Spokesperson of the Committee said,
« we wish to state unambiguously that the said publications are false.
« The Normalization Committee has not submitted any budget to government for the impending competition and would like to alert the general public to disregard any such reports, » it stated.
It said reports that, per diem for the Black Stars players, has been increased from $100 to $150 was also untrue.
It said the public is hereby informed that at the appropriate time the approved budget for AFCON 2019 will be announced soon.