Ghana’s sports ministry led by Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah has presented a cheque of GHC35.5K to the 1965 AFCON Black Stars team doctor at a short ceremony in the nation’s capital.
Doctor Kwamena Oboe Quansah led the Black Stars to the 1965 African Cup of Nations and has now been rewarded for his hard work in the host and win championship.
The Sports Ministry handed the cheque to the veteran doctor as part of plans to honor hardworking National heroes in their various chosen fields.
Several members of the past Black Stars have complained of total neglect on the part of the government with some fallen heroes accusing top class administrators for their poor living conditions.
Hon Isaac Asiamah, who is the Sports Minster, confirmed issuing the cheque to Kwamena Oboe Quansah on his social media handles.
“I presented a cheque sum of GH¢35, 500 to Dr. Kwamena Oboe Quansah, team doctor of the 1965 Black Stars AFCON winning team after he was “left out” when the state rewarded the team for the success chalked.”, Hon Isaac Asiamah posted.
Dr. Kwamena Oboe Quansah was a venerable football administrator who served as GFA vice chairman under Lawton Ackah-Yensu’s stewardship(1983-1984).