The Ghana Football Association (GFA), is set to bag $465,000 from the upcoming  international friendlies against Japan and Iceland.

The Black Stars are scheduled to play Japan and Iceland on June 1 and 7, respectively as part of the two nation’s preparations ahead of the World Cup in Russia next month.

Ghana would receive $300, 000 from the game against Japan, whilst Iceland match would fetch $165,000.

According to the MOYS, the two friendlies, was organised on behalf of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) by United Football Management and Evol Sport.

A statement signed by the Technical Advisor of the Sports Ministry, Dr. Emmanuel Owusu-Ansah on Friday revealed the arrangements of the double header.

“The financial commitment to the Black Stars for the Japan and Iceland friendlies are $300,000 and $165,000 respectively.

“These sums are to cater for the international air travel and appearance fee of the team while the internal transportation, accommodation and feeding will be catered for by the Federations of the host countries.”

By Daraja Mutari/