Accra Hearts of Oak have backed down on proposed hikes in their ticket prices that would have shot up popular stand tickets by 100%.
The Phobians announced on Tuesday that tickets for popular stands for their games will be sold at GH¢ 10 from an initial GH¢ 5 but they have had to stop the increment after strong protests from fans.
Under the proposed increases, VIP tickets would have gone up to GH¢ 30 while lower VIP tickets was supposed to go up to GH¢20 from an initial GH¢10.
But the old prices would stay in place now which means Hearts of Oak fans will continue to pay GH¢ 5 for popular stand and Osu stand tickets, GH¢ 15 for lower VIP and GH¢ 20 for VIP tickets.
Hearts Public Relations Officer Opare Addo told TV3 Sports the club had to back down on the proposed increases because it did not want to reverse the gains it has made at the gates in recent weeks.
“We figured we needed to listen to the fans because we are getting good numbers at the stadium and did not want a decision that would force them to stay away.”
Hearts have started the season on a good note and have won two of their first three games, gathering seven points from the nine available.
Source: TV3 Sports Desk|Ghana