Former Ghanaian video analyst Gerard Nus ends protest.
Gerard Nus who was a former member of Ghana’s coaching team, has ended his sit-in as shameless Ghanaian football association finally settles his bonuses.
The Spaniard Gerard Nus has finally returned home from Ghana on Monday.
In an interview, he said the matter is now over despite not being paid in full the Ghanaian FA.
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) however said it “finally managed to raise the funds to pay all his outstanding bonuses owed on Saturday.”
Gerard Nus had been refusing to leave the hotel in Accra since the end of the Africa Cup of Nations in early February.
“Thanks to all people of Ghana. Great memories always from this passionate football country,” Gerard Nus posted on his Twitter feed.
“All of this was more about having principles and claiming for the right things more than the money itself,” he explained.
“I’m just happy to see my family now.”
In a statement from the Ghanaian football association, there were disagreements over who should settle payments to the hotel where Nus had been staying.
They confirmed the situation was resolved between and the hotel on Sunday enabling him to return home.
They also said when Nus started his protest in February the GFA had explained “that at the end of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations the entire technical team could not be paid their bonuses on time because of financial difficulties.
“The GFA engaged the staff to explain the difficulties, urging them to go home and be paid later when the money is available.
“Along with head coach Avram Grant, they all agreed and went home but Nus insisted on staying for as long as it takes to receive his money.”