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Black Stars of Ghana Reportedly Earned Gh5,564,000 For Participating In The Kirin Tournament

In the just-ended four-nation tournament which was held in Japan for its 21st edition, it appeared all the participants were given a staggering amount of money before and after the tournament.

The participants include Japan, Chile, Ghana and its Africa counter - Tunisia who emerged as the overall champions after defeating the host nation [Japan] by 3-0 in the final after Ghana and Chile encounter.

Finished third place in the just-ended Kirin tournament earlier today at the expense of Chile on 3-1 penalties shoot-outs after a goalless draw in the 90 minutes - the Black Stars of Ghana per sighted reports received prize money of UD$50,000 on top of UD$650,000 the Football Association received as appearances fees - estimating all to UD$700,000 equivalent to GH¢5,564,000 in new Ghana Cedis.

Ghana played two matches - the opening match against the host nation which they lost by 4-1 and Chile's today. Served as preparations for this year's World Cup from November - Ghana, Japan and Tunisia emerged as the three nations to participate in Qatar as Chile finished behind Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador and Peru in the South America qualification stage.

Source: Ghanasoccernet.com

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