Ghana has earned a whopping USD$700,000 for their participation in this year’s edition of the four-nation tournament dubbed Kirin Cup, Kickgh.com has learnt.
The West African nation made an appearance in the 21st edition of Kirin Cup tournament which ended on Tuesday, 14th June, 2022.
Organizers of the tournament, Japan Football Association, is said to have paid the Ghana Football Association (GFA) USD$650,000 as an appearance before accepting to play in the four-nation tourney.
The Black Stars grabbed the third-place spot after beating Chile 3-1 penalty shootouts on Tuesday and won a prize of USD$50,000.
Ghana lost 4-1 to host nation Japan in the second semi-final match last Friday at the Noevir Stadium Kobe in Kobe before facing Chile in the third-place playoff in Osaka.
Tunisia emerged winners of the tournament after thumping Japan 3-0 in the final on Tuesday morning at the Panasonic Stadium Suita in Osaka.
The four-nation tournament served as preparations for Japan, Ghana and Tunisia who will be participating in this year’s World Cup in Qatar from November to December 2022.