2016/17 Ghana Premier League: The clubs, the venues and the managers

Published on: 11 February 2017
2016/17 Ghana Premier League: The clubs, the venues and the managers
Wa All Stars are 2015/16 GPL Champions

The 2016/17 Ghana Premier League kicks off tomorrow at eight match venues to quench the long standing thirst of Ghanaians for local football.

Three clubs were relegated after last season, Techiman City FC, Sekondi Hasaacas and New Edubiase United with Dreams FC suffering demotion on technical reasons.

The newly promoted sides are Great Olympics, Elmina Sharks and Bolga All Stars.

In a swift reminder, GHANAsoccernet.com keeps you updated with the list of clubs that are participating in the league this season, their home venues and the names of their managers.

Wa All Stars

Coach: Enos Adepa

Home Venue: Malik Jabir Stadium – WA


Asante Kotoko

Coach: Zdravko Lugarusic (Croatia)

Home Venue: Baba Yara Stadium – Kumasi


Hearts of Oak

Henri Wellington (Acting Head Coach)

Home Venue: Accra Sports Stadium


AshantiGold SC

Coach: Bashiru Hayford

Home Venue: Len Clay Stadium – Obuasi


Liberty Professionals

Coach: Sellas Tetteh

Home Venue: Alhaji Sly Tetteh Park – Dansoman


Medeama SC

Coach: Evans Adotey

Home Venue: Tarkwa T&A Park – Tarkwa


West Africa Football Academy (WAFA)

Coach: Klaus Rasmussen (Denmark)

Home Venue: Red Bull Soccer Arena – Sogakope


Aduana Stars FC

Coach: Yusif Abubakar

Home Venue: Nana Agyemang Badu II Park – Dormaa


Bechem United

Coach: Vincenzo Alberto Annese (Italy)

Home Venue: Fosu Gyeabour Park – Bechem


Ebusua Dwarfs

Coach: Ricardo Da Rocha (Brazil)

Home Venue: Cape Coast Stadium – Cape Coast


Bolga All Stars FC

Coach: Nurudeen Ahmed

Home Venue: Tamale Utrecht Academy Park – Tamale


Berekum Chelsea

Coach: Randolph Armah

Home Venue: Golden City Park – Berekum


Tema Youth FC

Coach: Edward Nii Dodoo

Home Venue: Tema Stadium


Elmina Sharks

Coach: Kobina Amisah

Home Venue: Ndoum Stadium – Elmina


Great Olympics

Coach: Godwin Atram

Home Venue: Accra Sports Stadium – Accra


Inter Allies FC

Coach: Prince Owusu

Home Venue: El Wak Sports Stadium – Accra

By: Sheikh Tophic Sienu @desheikh1 on twitter