AFCON '19: Ghana supporters still in Egypt 24 days after Black Stars' elimination

AFCON '19: Ghana supporters still in Egypt 24 days after Black Stars' elimination

- Some Ghanaian football fans are currently in Egypt following the just ended AFCON

- 24 days after Black Stars' exit the said fans are yet to arrive in Ghana

- The Black Stars lost their round of 16 game to Tunisia in Ismail

The 2019 African Cup of Nation (AFCON) ended on July 19, 2019, but some Ghanaian supporters are still in Egypt.

The supporters were flown to Egypt by the Sports Ministry to support to the Black Stars campaign to end the country’s 37-year-old trophy drought.

In a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Myjoyonline.com, the supporters are yet to arrive in Ghana despite team being booted out of the tournament by Tunisia 24 days ago.

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Twenty-one supporters are still in Cairo hoping to come back tomorrow,” the General Secretary of the Ghana Supporters Union, Awal Osman Kassim is reported by442gh.com to have told Accra-based Happy FM.

Kassim also revealed that 40 supporters arrived in Ghana on Saturday, July 27, 2019.

He stressed that, “We were well taken care of and those there are not lacking anything. They sleep in good rooms and eat good food.

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported a story about the appearance fees of the Black Stars players.

A report went viral that, the Black Stars players received $80,000 as appearance fees prior to the 2019 AFCON.

However, YEN.com.gh sighted a document revealing the exact amount each player took as appearance fees.

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In the document, each player that took part in the just ended competition took home $20, 000 as appearance fee instead of $80, 000.

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