2010 UEFA Champions League Winner’s Salary at Hearts of Oak Revealed

2010 UEFA Champions League Winner’s Salary at Hearts of Oak Revealed

Lukman Mumuni
March 19, 2022 at 12:39 PM
  • Hearts of Oak midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari is the lowest-earning player in the Ghana Premier League
  • The former AC Milan and Inter star takes GHC 1 ($0.14) every month as salary for playing for the Ghanaian champions
  • Sulley Muntari joined Hearts of Oak in February after returning from Europe following a successful spell in England and Italy

Ghana legend Sulley Muntari earns less than a dollar as his salary for playing for Hearts of Oak in the Ghana Premier League.

Muntari is the lowest earning player in the Ghanaian topflight, and takes home GHC 1, the equivalent of $0.14 per month.

Board Member of the club, Dr Nyaho Nyaho Tamakloe made the revelation in an interview with Graphic Sports.

Sulley Muntari during his unveiling at Hearts of Oak. Credit: @HeartsOfOakGH @Inter_en
Sulley Muntari's salary at Hearts of Oak is revealed. Credit: @HeartsOfOakGH @Inter_en
Source: Twitter
''He said he wasn't going to charge anything, but Togbe said no because it was not done that way in business. Togbe Afede said record must be there to show that you've done something [worked and earned a wage/salary] and then Sulley said he'll charge us GH¢1 a month," he said.

The 2010 UEFA Champions League winner returned to Ghana a few years ago after an illustrious career in Europe.

He won the treble in 2010 with Inter Milan, and was an FA Cup winner with Portsmouth in England.

He had spells with Udinese, AC Milan, Pescara, Deportivo La Coruna and Albacete Balompie.

Sulley Muntari scores first Hearts of Oak goal

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that former Ghana international Sulley Ali Muntari has opened his goalscoring account for Accra Hearts of Oak.

The 37-year-old midfielder scored from the penalty spot as the reigning Ghana Premier League champions squared off against West Africa Football Academy in an outstanding league game.

Muntari netted from the penalty spot as the capital-based outfit held on to secure a much-needed 2-1 victory over WAFA at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Prince Tagoe calls for Sulley Muntari's inclusion to the Black Stars team to face Nigeria

Prince Tagoe, a member of Ghana's team that reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup in 2010 says Sulley Muntari has to be included in the Black Stars squad for the World Cup play-off against Nigeria.

Muntari's form for local club Hearts of Oak has raised eyebrows, leaving the country divided over whether he should return to the senior national team.

However, Prince Tagoe, who was speaking on Angel FM believes the veteran midfielder has so much experience to help the Black Stars qualify for the World Cup.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.
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