Ghana’s participation in the 2021 Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament is in limbo as Black Queens have boycotted camping over unpaid allowances, Ghana Sports Online has learnt.
Head coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo was supposed to commence preparation with the ladies at the GFA Technical Centre (GSCE), Prampram on Sunday but players have failed to turn up in camp due to the unresolved issues with outstanding bonuses.
According to Ghana Sports Online’s well-placed sources among the playing body reveal the Ghana FA has failed to facilitate the payment of transportation and camping allowances to the players when the team last converged in July.
“The last time they reported to camp they had to pay for their T&T themselves. They were told they will be paid via MoMo but nobody has received a penny from the GFA. They have also enquired about their allowances for this tournament in Nigeria and we have been told there is no money. So they have resolved not to honour the invitation,” the source told Ghana Sports Online.
Head coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo named a provisional 30-lady squad to begin training in Prampram but as things stand now the players are not expected to report in camp until a solution is found by the GFA.
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