Asamoah Gyan spent $62k on flight money for Black Stars but we can't refund it – Sports Ministry

Asamoah Gyan spent $62k on flight money for Black Stars but we can't refund it – Sports Ministry

Minister of Sports, Isaac Asiamah has debunked rumors that the government of Ghana would refund Asamoah Gyan the monies he used to pay for a chartered flight for the Black Stars.

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Earlier, YEN.com.gh had reported that the Black Star's captain had transported the Black Stars Brazzaville to Accra after their 5-1 thrashing of Congo in a World Cup qualifier.

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Gyan revealed that he was forced to make arrangements for the team after poor planning by the Ghana Football Authority and the Black Stars management team.

Asamoah Gyan spent $62k on flight money for Black Stars but we can't refund it – Sports Ministry

Asamoah Gyan spent $62k on flight money for Black Stars but we can't refund it – Sports Ministry

However, while speaking at the Public Accounts Committee on Tuesday, Asiamah said Gyan rescued the team at his own expense.

“For us a Ministry, we have our arrangements, that was what was in place, there was nothing [like] we reneged our duty or on our obligation, because everything was in place. So if the captain decides to pay that from his own pocket that is fine…we as a ministry we won’t complain.

According to the minister, the ministry "never breached our arrangement".

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