Sports News of Saturday, 23 January 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.comHow Isaac Asiamah blew US$320,000 on supporters in Egypt - former Aide revealsFormer Sports Minister Isaac AsiamahIt has been revealed that the Ministry of Youth and Sports spent over US$320,000 on supporters at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Kofi Asare Brako popularly known as Abatay, an aide to the former Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah, disclosed on Angel FM that government airlifted over 400 supporters to Egypt for the tournament. For the first time, Isaac Asiamah included supporters’ budget and that could not match what we spent in 2015, four clear years after. Also, in a breakdown of the budget for the AFCON in parliament on July 24, 2019, Isaac Asiamah did not say a word about how government-funded supporters' stay in Egypt. In his breakdown of $4.5m spent on the botched AFCON campaign, Isaac Asiamah did not mention expenditure on supporters as part of the expenses made on the tournament.
Source: GhanaWeb January 23, 2021 06:45 UTC