Ghana Football Association President hopeful George Afriyie has proposed a $1000 minimum wage for footballers plying their trade in Ghana’s top-flight division
According to the Okyeman Planners owner, this move is to curb rising player exodus that has robbed the league of its most exciting prospects over the years.
A snippet of his manifesto reads: “To lead the Football Association to find ways and means of retaining football stars in the country to curb or minimize the exodus of Ghana’s budding footballers; a phenomenon that has sought to impoverish our league system for a considerable period of time.
This can be achieved by vigorously pursued sponsorship which could lead to a minimum wage of $1000 for each player in the premiership”
The Former GFA Vice capo will officially launch his manifesto and campaign on October 3 in Sunyani.