The Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah has revealed that the financial package for Asante Kotoko and Ashanti Gold SC ahead of their Africa campaign is ready.
The two clubs have been selected to represent the West Africa country in the 2020/2021 edition of the CAF Inter-club competitions.
Ahead of the start of the campaign, the government has decided to provide a financial package to support the two clubs.
Speaking to Adom TV in an interview, Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah has disclosed that Kotoko and Ashanti Gold will be receiving $200,000 and $150,000 respectively.
“The financial support for Kotoko and Ashgold for Africa is ready. We will give Kotoko $200,000 for their Champions League participation while Ashgold will be given $150,000 for the Confederation Cup campaign.
“The $350,000 money is ready for both clubs. We are delivering on our promises. This means, we are not just talking”, the Sports Minister said.
Following the lifting of the restrictions on football by the government, the two clubs are preparing to return to training this week.