Ghana Premier League is the third best sponsored in Africa

Published on: 26 September 2014
Ghana Premier League is the third best sponsored in Africa
First Capital Plus Ghana Premier League.

The Ghana Premier League is the third best sponsored football league on the continent after signing a lucrative deal with First Capital Plus Bank.

The indigenous Ghanaian bank paid US$10 million for a five-year period to become headline sponsor of the league.

This means an annual amount of US$ 2 million during the period.

Only the South African Premier Soccer League with an annual US$ 17 million dollars and the Nigerian Premier League (US$ 4 million) are ranked above the Ghana league.

 Top 15th Best Sponsored Football Leagues in Africa and Annual Sponsorship Money:

1. South Africa ABSA Premiership- USD$ 17 million

2. Nigeria Glo League USD$4 million

3. Ghana First Capital League USD$2 million

4. Tanzania USD$ 2million

5. Morocco Botola League USD$1.8 million

6 Cameroon MTN League USD$1.4 million

7. Bostwana B-Mobile League USD$1.4 million

8. Zimbabwe Castle League USD$1.2 million

9. Ivory Coast USD$1 million

10. Kenya Tusker League USD$ 645,000

11. DR Congo USD$ 523,000

12. Malawi League USD$ 454,000

13. Mali Orange League USD$450,000

14. Swaziland USD$ 140,000

15. Zambia MTN USD$ 83,000







  • yes yes
    says: 5 years ago
    that is a very good development for ghana football
  • gaza
    says: 5 years ago
    What is the source of this story.I don't know the institution that compiled this.Please if u can educate us on that.
  • Selfmade
    says: 5 years ago
    We shudnt b cheating ourselvs that we are the best wen the black stars show mediocre performance.We have first bring back our coach who belt a good team otherwise Ghana football in doomd!
  • Mr south africa
    says: 5 years ago
    the PSL is in the top 20 of well marketed and financially viable league in the world hence able to lure good coaches in former England under23 coach in Stuart Baxter by Kaizer chiefs. by the way where's the Egyptian league?
  • erico
    says: 5 years ago
    I really appreciate the good deal that Ghana football association undertake.And it is the time our clubs and media should act professionally to promote the League.
  • BEN
    says: 5 years ago
    I think this is useless cos where is Tunisia, Congo n egypt?
  • Reality
    says: 5 years ago
    Last I checked ghanain league winners got a paultry $8000 for winning the league.
  • Don
    says: 5 years ago
    Look how many Southern African teams are in this bracket.
  • Kofi
    says: 5 years ago
    Useless .SA premier league swallows both Nigeria Ghana n civ combined.