Brazil 2014: Black Stars budget breakdown Revealed

first_imgThe Ministry of Youth and Sports has made public the full breakdown of expenditure for the Black Stars for the upcoming World Cup in Brazil.The decision to reveal the break down was after public demand to know how the cabinet approved GHS 24 million will be spent.Below is the breakdown of the budget.Government has approved a budget of GH¢24,677,025.00 for the Ghana’s participation in the Tournament. Out of this, an amount of GH¢10,500,000 has been earmarked for the qualifying stages of the Tournament. A further amount of GH¢14,177,025 has also been budgeted to cover the team’s expenses when they qualify for subsequent stages of the completion.This comes up to US$ 9,870,810 in dollar terms.  The details are as follows:  SUMMARYUS$ AParticipation (Brazil)1,704,323BQualification Bonus a) Preliminary Stage   1,885,215 b) 1/16 Stage   837,909 c) Quarter Final Stage1,047,339 d) Semi Final Stage1,256,843 e) Third Place1,466,310 f) Finals1,672,871 Grand Total9,870,810 This budget covers the following:(a)  23 Players who will be selected to play for the team in the Tournament.(b)  10 member technical team comprising the Head Coach, two Assistant Coaches, a Team Doctor, a Physiotherapist, a Masseur, Welfare Officer, a Kits Manager, Video Analyst as well as Psychologist; (c)   10 other supporting staff comprising a Team Administrator, a Media Officer, a Protocol Officer, an extra Doctor, an extra Physiotherapist, a Therapist, two National Security Operatives, two Caterers and a Drummer/Entertainer; and(d)  Management and other officials. Full list of  2014 FIFA World Cup prize money per stage.S/NO. POSITIONNO. OF TEAMS2014 FWC (US$)2010 FWC (US$)1 World Champions135m30m2Runner Up125m24m3Third Place122m20m4Fourth Place120m18m55th – 8th Place414m14m69th – 16th Place89m9m717th – 32nd Place168mlast_img