The National Sports Authority (NSA) has revealed that the recent match between the two biggest clubs in Ghana, Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko generated a whopping USD 130,000 (GHC 726, 380) in gate proceeds.
The amount was confirmed by the NSA after the encounter which happened at the Accra Sports Stadium with Asante Kotoko beating Hearts of Oak.
This was revealed by an official of the NSA, Charles Amoah in a radio interview.
Prior to the commencement of the match, the Ghanaian FA stated had printed 37, 000 tickets for fans to purchase.
These tickets were sold at GHC 20 for the popular stand and centre line, GHC 30 for the lower VIP, GHC 50 for the upper VIP and GHC 100 for the VVIP.
This new amount is now the new record in Ghana with the previous record for revenue generated at the gate being GHC 639, 000 and that happened in 2019 when Asante Kotoko played Cotonsport United of Cameroon in the CAF Confederation Cup.