Black Queens still owed bonuses

The bonuses which are an accumulation of a number of tournament qualifiers also include monies

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Chairperson of the Black Queens Management Committee, Madam Leanier Addy, has revealed that the Ministry of Youth and Sports still owes the female national teams outstanding bonuses.

Chairperson of the Black Queens Management Committee, Madam Leanier Addy, has revealed that the Ministry of Youth and Sports still owes the female national teams outstanding bonuses.

The bonuses—which are an accumulation of a number of tournament qualifiers—also include monies owed the Black Queens for their participation in last year’s African Women’s Championship in Cameroon.

According to Madam Addy, the failure of the State to honour the ladies for their effort and sacrifice dampens their morale hence the need for the ministry to hasten the fulfillment of their bonuses.

“The three national teams for women are owed, and it brings back the issue of motivation. We need to make sure we fulfill all these specifications and see the way forward, because it will not motivate the girls if these monies are not paid and are overlooked.

“…I believe the ministry is aware of how much they are supposed to pay the players and officials,” she said.

The Black Queens went on a much publicised demonstration concerning unpaid bonuses at the tail end of last year, but that seems not to have fallen on the deaf ears of the FA.

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