Sports News of 2014-01-23

Ghana accrue US$ 175,000 for reaching CHAN quarter-final

Ghana have earned US$ 175,000 for qualifying to the quarter-final of the 2014 African Nations Championship.

Maxwell Konadu’s side topped Group C with seven points after beating Congo and Ethiopia and drawing 1-1 with Libya.

Ghana will face DR Congo on Sunday in the first quarter-final clash at Mangaung’s Free State Stadium.

The Local Black Stars will earn US$ 250,000 if they advance to semi-final and finish either third or fourth.

The winner of this year’s tournament will pocket US$ 750,000 and the runners-up will be paid US$ 400,000.

The Confederation of African Football has announced that a total of US$ 3.2 million will be paid out as prize monies for this year’s tournament in South Africa.

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