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Photos Black Queens demonstrate over unpaid winning bonuses

The Senior Female National Team of Ghana took to the streets and around premises of the Ministry of Youth and Sports to express their displeasure towards government for refusing to pay their winning bonuses.

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The Black Queens embarked on a demonstration to demand for their unpaid winning bonuses after participating in the 2016 Africa Women's Championship.

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They protested around the premises of the Ministry of Youth and Sports holding placards with writings such as 'honour your heroes' and 'stop discrimination'

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Ghana placed third in the just ended Women's Championship staged in Cameroon.

However, the playing body and the technical team have not been paid their winning bonuses that amount to $25,000 per player after they returned from the tournament.

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In the course of the week the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi had a discussion with the three women's national teams (Black Queens, Black Princesses and the Black Maidens) who are all owed by the state to rescind their decision to protest.

But the Queens who returned recently from a championship ignored the advise of the GFA boss and took to the streets demanding for their unpaid bonuses and allowances.

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It would be recalled that the Black Queens in 2015 decided not to leave their hotel rooms to demand for the prize money for winning gold in the All Africa Games for the first time.

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