Ghana will receive a whooping $9 million for qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this year.
The Black Stars qualified for the World Cup after beating the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the play-offs in March. All 32 teams for the 2022 World Cup have been confirmed after the last two games were played this week in Doha.
The Ghana Football Association will be smiling to the bank after it was revealed that the country will receive $9 million for qualifying to the World Cup. The Black Stars edged Nigeria to qualify for the global showpiece in Qatar later this year. And according to the San Diego Tribune, Ghana and all teams that qualified for the World Cup will receive $9 million for making the group stage.
Should Ghana progress out of Group H, the country will make an additional $4 million while a quarter final place will see the West African nation make $25 million.
The winner of the World Cup will receive $42 million as prize money. Meanwhile, an initial $2 million will be given to every country that qualified to begin preparation. Costa Rica becomes last team to qualify for the World Cup Earlier, Sports brief reported that Costa Rica have qualified for the 2022 World Cup which will hold in Qatar after beating New Zealand 1-0 in an intercontinental play-off played on Tuesday night, 14 June.
The encounter was a very challenging battle as these nations fought hard, but Joel Campbell scored the only goal that gave Costa Rica the World Cup ticket.
Costa Rica started the encounter impressively and waited for only 3 minutes before scoring their goal through Joel Campbell.
Ghana drawn in Group H of 2022 World Cup Four times African champions, Ghana have been drawn alongside European heavyweights Portugal, former World Champions Uruguay and South Korea. The Black Stars will open their campaign at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with a blockbuster clash against Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal.
Ghana are appearing at the World Cup for the fourth time after missing the 2018 edition in Russia.