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Black Meteors Chairman: Japan, South Korea friendlies are not for financial gain

Black Meteors Management Committee Chairman, Frederick Acheampong, says there are no financial benefits in friendlies against Japan and South Korea.

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The two Asian countries as part of their preparations for the forthcoming Tokyo Olympic Games invited Ghana U-23 for friendlies.

Mateors have already lost a combine 10-0 to Japan in their first two games with another pending double header against South Korea on June 12 and June 15.

According to GFA executive council member, the invite was accepted in order to give the U-23s exposure and therefore the Ghana Football Association did not receive any amount from the involved associations as claimed by the Ghanaian Media.

“Oh no! Because they (Japan and South Korea) invited us, they will bare all the cost around our stay, our flight(in and out), feeding and other things. They were to provide all those things and not to give the FA money.

“We saw it as an exposure and experience for the players in team building, that is why we accepted the invitation.

“Even with the Black Stars, sometimes the FA are not paid(in such regard) let alone the U23.

“They(Japan and South Korea) only bare the cost around the games we will play.” He said audio monitored by the 442gh

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