President redeems $5000 promise to Black Satellites after Youth Championship triumph
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President redeems $5000 promise to Black Satellites after Youth Championship triumph


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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo through the Ministry of Youth and Sports has fulfilled a promise made to the victorious Under- 20 male national football team, the Black Satellites for winning the 2021 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations tournament played in Mauritania.

According to the Minister, the President promised to give each player an amount of US$10,000 with US$5,000 to be invested by the Ghana Life Insurance Company Pension Scheme for ten years adding that it has become a policy at the Ministry of Youth and Sports to provide insurance package to all national teams whenever they receive bonuses from engaging in competitions.

The Chairman of the Black Satellites Management Committee, Dr. Randy Abbey responded on behalf of the team by expressing extreme gratitude to the President of the country for such a motivation.


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