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Ghana receive $50,000 for placing 3rd in Kirin Cup

Ghana received an amount of $50,000 for finishing third in the 2020 Kirin Cup in Japan.

The Black Stars beat Chile 3-1 on penalties to place third in the four-team tournament.

Goalkeeper Manaf Nurudeen managed to save two penalties for Ghana.

A resilient Black Stars team managed to take the game to penalties despite ending the game with nine men after Seidu Alidu and Mubarak Wakaso all saw red.

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SUITA, JAPAN – JUNE 14: Abdul Manaf Nurudeen of Ghana makes a save during the penalty shootout following the international friendly match between Chile and Ghana at Panasonic Stadium Suita on June 14, 2022 in Suita, Osaka, Japan. (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)

Ghana had initially lost 4-1 to Japan in the opening game but managed to bounce back stronger by picking victory against the South Americans.

Tunisia who beat hosts, Japan 3-0 in the final will go home with $250,000 as prize money whilst the Japanese collected a cool $150,000.


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