Youth and Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah has disclosed that the country spent an estimated amount of GHC864, 000 to accommodate former Black Stars coach, Avram Grant for two years.
At the National Sports Fund Consultation Forum in Accra on Wednesday, the Member of Parliament for the people of Atwima Mponua Nwabiegya in his address revealed that the country had been spending $8,000 (equivalent to GHC 36,000) every month on accommodation for the former Chelsea and West Ham coach.
This means the Sports Ministry spent a total of GHC864,000 ($192000) on accommodation alone for former Ghana coach Avram Grant who lived in a hotel for his entire two-year stay in the country.
Isaac Asiamah, who was explaining the rationale behind his outfit’s decision to secure an official residence for current Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah.
“When I realised that we’re spending $8000 a month on accommodation for Black Stars coaches, I was overwhelmed, hence our decision to acquire an official residence for the national team coach to save the country the huge amount we have been pumping in,” Isaac Asiamah told the press.