Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports Pius Enam Hadzide has revealed that government will no long fund friendly games of the senior national football team the Black Stars.
According to reports the Black Stars will be involved in two friendlies against Iceland and Ivory Coast.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has held a meeting with the Ghana Football Association and have made it known to the FA that it will no longer fund friendly matches of the Black Stars.
“As a country, we have decided not to play any friendly match that we will have to spend on. We have communicated to the FA that if any country wants to play us, they will have to bear the cost,” Hadzide told Oyerepa FM.
“Ghana is a big football nation so any country that wants to play us will have to pay well. It shouldn’t bring a loss to us, no. Friendly matches should profit us not loss.”, he added.
According to reports Icelandic football Association will fund the friendly match between the Black Stars.