Qatar: FIFA will pay teams $10,000 per player per day for the duration of the 2022 World Cup.
FIFA will pay the player’s club $10,000 in compensation for each day a player spends at the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
This means that any Ghanaian club whose player is picked for the World Cup would receive at least $120,000 in compensation.
This is part of the World Football Federation’s Club Benefits Programme, which aims to recognize clubs’ contributions to the event.
According to the Daily Mail, $209 million was distributed to over 400 clubs from 63 countries during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Clubs will receive $10,000 per player for every day they are at the World Cup as part of FIFA benefits programme. Will mean Premier League's big six could make about $5m each from a global pool of $209m. https://t.co/FwUAAzsj1U
— Alan Smith (@alansmith90) October 11, 2022
Real Madrid, Barcelona, Tottenham Hotspur, and Barcelona won the most money because they had the most players at the past World Cup.
The $10,000 compensation is paid by FIFA’s Club Benefits Programme to all clubs for which a player has played in the two years preceding the event.
If a player has signed with two clubs in the two years preceding the competition, the money will be split equally between the two clubs.
In 2018, Manchester City made $5,003,440, Manchester United also banked $3,656,360, Arsenal got $2,218,720 and Chelsea earned $3,835,357.50.
Premier League side Liverpool also received $2,585,205, while Tottenham Hotspur got $4,385,792.50.
🌍 FIFA Club Benefits Programme will see more than USD 200 million distributed across the world
ℹ️ Clubs will be compensated financially every day their player is at the #Qatar2022
ℹ️ Registration for clubs is now digital
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— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) October 11, 2022
Meanwhile, Ghana and the other 31 World Cup qualifiers will each receive at least $12 million for their participation in Qatar.
FIFA will provide each squad with $2 million for tournament preparation and an additional $10 million as a participation fee.
The Black Stars are in Group H with Portugal, Uruguay, and South Korea, and will be hoping to advance from there.
Ghana qualified for the World Cup after a thrilling 1-1 tie with Nigeria at the Mashood Abiola Stadium in March.
Thomas Partey’s first-half goal was cancelled out by a penalty from Super Eagles captain William Troost-Ekong, as both teams shared the spoils in Abuja.
After the first leg finished in a goalless draw at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi, the result ensured the Black Stars’ qualification on away goals.
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