It is easy to determine how most teams in the world pay their players especially in the European continent.
In our part of the world, especially Ghana it is very difficult know salaries of players.
In Ghana the payment structure of our teams are done on monthly basis.
The topflight league in Ghana have sixteen teams which participate in the Ghana Premier League.
In the pervious years we have witnessed players at the end of the month complaining of unpaid salaries by club owners and administrators.
Our team of researchers have review the top five teams in the league during the recent season in terms of salary payment.
Under the Dr.Kwame Kyei Administration at Kumasi Asante Kotoko each player receive a standard salary as compared to the pervious years at every month in the club.
With the information gathered after our investigation Kumasi Asante Kotoko pay the highest salary in the country from the range of 3,000 to 800 new currency.
Another Ashanti region outfit followed the race, that is AshGold Sporting Club in Obuasi which is also managed by a well sound businessman in the shape of Champion Divine Clinic owner Dr .Kwaku Frimpong who also pays his players well in the Ghana Premier League. The payment salary of AshGold also range from 2,500 to 500 Ghana new currency at every month.
Newly promoted Ghana Premier League side Karela United came out as the third well paid team in the league . A team which was owned and managed by a foreigner from Nigeria,the late David Brigid made the newcomers looked very attractive with his sound financial background. The highest paid player was taken 1500 Gh cedis and lowest was 400 new currency at the end of the month respectively.
Elmina Sharks had their second season in the Ghana Premier League after promoted in the league for the first in 2016/17. It wasn’t a surprise to our team of researchers with the payment of Elmina based team looking at the background of the owner of the club Dr.Papa Kwesi Nduom who owns a lot of companies across the world and with the intension of becoming a President of Ghana.
Making our fourth top paying club in terms of monthly salary of players.
Karela overshadowed them with the inclusions of foreign players. Their salary ranges from 1200 as the highest and the lowest 400 Ghana new currency.
The club that players complain a lot about their payments is Accra Hearts of Oak in the recent years but after the appointment of managing director Mark Noonan things has changed and the players are enjoying better salaries every month. Hearts’ salary payment structure range from 1,500 cedis as the highest and 350 cedis as the lowest respectively.
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