The Ghana Football Association are close to securing a headline sponsor for the country’s top-flight as they are in advanced talks with Kasapreko Company Limited, GHANAsoccernet.com has gathered.
GFA and Kasapreko have been holding discussions for sometime now with both parties thus far happy.
An agreement could be reached before or in the early stage of the upcoming season.
The top-flight has been without a main sponsor since Zylofon Cash in 2018, with the league later abrogated after the suspension of the 2018/19 season due to the Anas exposé.
The 2019/20 Ghana Premier League which was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak was played without a headline sponsor as the Ghana FA received some financial support from government for the season.
Kurt Okraku’s led GFA having secured some partnership deals for the FA’s flagship program from companies such as Melcom, Macron, Electroland Ghana and others are hoping to secure a bumper deal with Kasapreko to become official headline sponsors for the league.
According to sources, talks are far advanced between both parties and an announcement is expected in the coming days.
The lack of headline sponsor has increased the financial burden of club, at times, putting the topflight in jeopardy.
With the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League set to commence without an headline sponsor, the Ghana FA announced that the winner of this season’s will take home $43,000 equivalent GHC 250,000with runner up pocketing GHC 150,000 and the third place team taking home GHC 80,000