Ghana’s Black Queens are have taken to the streets outside the Sports Ministry over unpaid bonuses with each player owed $25,000.
Their protest is aimed at receiving the money after finishing third at the 2017 Africa Women’s Championship in Cameroon.
The team are scheduled to meet Sports Minister Nii Lantey Vanderpuye.
This act was not expected as the team halted their plans of demonstrating against the outgoing government after they were talked out of it by the Ghana FA with President Kwesi Nyantakyi convincing the players against protesting.
This however seems to have fallen on deaf ears as they have taken the streets to demand their cash
The players are owed bonuses and per diems.
The senior national female soccer team has threatened a demonstration against the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the government should they fail to pay up their bonuses owed them.
Black Queens threaten to demonstrate if……
In an exclusive interview with Royal Sports on OTEC 102.9 FM in Kumasi, Linda Eshun a key member of the squad said they had earlier called off their demonstration which was scheduled for yesterday (wednesday), due to dialogue between the black Queens Management Committee and the Ministry of Youth and Sports”
According to her, the GFA promised to do everything within their power to ensure the monies were paid without any further delay.
Source:joynews with input from otecfmghana