GPL is the 3rdbest sponsored in Africa

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 Source: ghanasoccernet.com

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

Source: ghanasoccernet.com