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Black Stars earn $700,000 for participating in Kirin Cup

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Ghana beat Chile in Kirin Cup

Ghana finish third in Kirin Cup

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The Black Stars have earned $700,000 for featuring in the four-nation tournament dubbed Kirin Cup in Kobe, Japan.

Ghana, Tunisia, Chile and host nation Japan were the four countries that took part in the 2022 edition of the Kirin Cup.

Ghana received an amount of $650,000 in appearance fee before receiving an additional $50,000 for finishing third in the tournament.

The Black Stars beat Chile 3-1 on penalties to claim the third position on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

The Black Stars’ missed out on $250,000 as prize money for the winner after losing 4-1 to Japan in their first game.

Tunisia who emerged as the winners walked away with the trophy as well as the big cheque after beating host nation Japan in the final on Tuesday.

The North Africans began the competition with a 2-0 win over Chile before getting the job done against the Blue Samarai.

On behalf of the Black Stars, Kudus Mohammed and Fatawu Issahaku received the third-place prize, a $50,000 cheque during the presentation at the Suita City Stadium.

The Black Stars have now drawn the curtains on the first part of their preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

They are expected to be back in action in September when they will face Angola in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations before the World Cup kick start in November.

Ghana are in Group H of the World Cup alongside Portugal, Uruguay, and South Korea.

SOURCEGhanaweb
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