GFA gets $237, 500 from CAF to prepare for AFCON 2017



The Ghana Football Association have received $237,500 from CAF to prepare for the 2017 Cup of Nations in Gabon.

The money forms part of CAF’s responsibility to ensure that participating teams at the Nations Cup gets the needed funds to partake in the competition.

The money is expected to cater for the air tickets and other minor expenses of the various teams.

Meanwhile the Ghana Football Association are yet to have their budget for the 2017 Cup of Nations approved by government.

There are reports the Nations football governing body have presented a blank budget to the Ministry following several allegations leveled against them.

Further report also indicate a whopping $5million budget have been submitted by the Association.

The Black Stars have already begun non-residential training with the team expected to leave for Dubai on January 2 where they will have a 12-day training exercise before the competition in Gabon.

Coach Avram Grant meanwhile is expected to name his final 23-man squad for the tournament on Saturday.



SOURCE: Ghanasportsonline

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