Players of the Ghana Under 20 football team who failed to qualify for the 2017 U20 Afcon are reported to have been paid Ghc600 each as their camping allowance for staying with the team for the seven-month period they spent there.
Aside the disappointment of not qualifying for the 2017 Afcon, the team now has to deal with being meagrely catered for after being in camp for more than half of the year.
GHANAsoccernet.com reports that, each player receiving Ghc600 means that each player was given Ghc86.00 a month and Ghc2.00 a day for the seven-month they spent in the camp of the national team.
Members of the technical team were given Ghc900 each, Ghc300 more than the amount giving to the players.
Sources also reveal that this disappointing settlement was reached after the management committee Chairman of the Satellites, Alhaji Sadugu engaged the Ministry of Youth and Sports for close to a month before securing the said amount for the team.
Ghana lost on a 3 - 2 aggregate to the Young Lions of Terrenga last Friday in Cape Coast, ending their hopes of qualifying to the 2017 Afcon.