New Black Stars jersey to be sold at GHC528 per copy; fans react in anger

New Black Stars jersey to be sold at GHC528 per copy; fans react in anger

- The new kits of the Ghana Black Stars have been outdoored

- According to the manufacturers, a copy of the jersey would go for $90

- Some fans have indicated that the jersey is too expensive

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The new 2020/2021 home and away jerseys for Ghana's senior national football team, the Black Stars of Ghana, have been made and outdoored by top brand Puma.

In a report sighted by on Daily Graphic, the jerseys would cost from $60 or the equivalent of GHC352 to $90 or the equivalent of GHC528.

Fans who want to own a replica of the latest football team jersey must be ready to part with $90 (GHC528), the manufacturers of the jersey announced on their website.

New Black Stars jersey to be sold at GHC528 per copy; fans react in anger
New Black Stars jersey. Source: Instagram
Source: UGC

The Black Stars home and away jerseys were unveiled by Puma on Monday, October 5, 2020, and generated a mixed reaction among fans with some complaining about the design.

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However, Puma said the graphics for the kit were inspired by Ghanaian culture, with a woven print depicting a bright and beautiful future.

Some have also claimed that the jersey design was inspired by Ghana's regal cloth - the Kente which is believed to hail from Bonwire in the Ashanti region

The new jerseys will be used by Ghana's national football teams for all international assignments during this 2020/2021 calendar year.

The white home jersey is the one going for $90 while the men's stadium jersey and the stadium jacket will go for $60 and $90 respectively.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA), following the relase of the official kits, also announced that they will soon make available replicas for the public to be able to own their copies

The GFA added in a statement that it will disclose all approved sales shops and outlets across the country where the kits can be purchased from.

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Puma first entered into a kit sponsorship deal with the GFA in 2005, months before the 2006 FIFA World Cup and have remained Ghana's jersey provider ever since.

Meanwhile, the government of Barbados has indicated in a communication that the Ghanaian nurses exported to help their public healthcare system have been impressive so far.

According to Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, Barbados's Minister of Health and Wellness, the Ghanaian nurses assigned to various health facilities in the Carribean country are doing marvelously well.

Some of the nurses are stationed at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), while others have been posted to polyclinics.

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