Ghana’s minister for youth and sports, Mustapha Ahmed wants to sort out the national team’s bonuses.
The Black Stars’ salaries have often been a sticky point just before tournaments, so its progressive if the Ghana FA can solve issues in advance this time.
However its a controversial subject due to the economic problems in the country raising eyebrows as to the football team’s earnings.
There’s a $10,000 per head winning bonus, and a planned reduction by as much as 50 per cent.
“It’s a very delicate and sensitive issue, so we need to address it with extreme care,” Ahmed told Nhyira FM.
“We at the ministry, together with the Black Stars management committee, are still deliberating the issue. We’ll come out with a decision very soon.
“We’re still discussing the matter and it will not be proper for me to talk about it on air. We have held some meetings but we’re yet to come to a conclusion. As soon as we do, we’ll alert the public.”