The Ghana Football Association has sealed a mega five-year sponsorship deal with Zylofon Cash to become the headline sponsor of the Ghana Premier League.
The lucrative deal is worth $10 million over a five year period, with all 16 Ghana Premier League club’s expected to receive a combined sum of $2 million annually over the period.
Announcing the mouthwatering deal in Accra on Thursday Morning, Nana Appiah Mensah, Chief Executive Officer of Zylofon described his company’s decision to sponsor the Ghana Premier League as a “patriotic and mutually beneficial journey”; which will contribute immensely to the development of not just the league, but also Ghana football.
With the Zylofon Group’s foray into football ownership having acquired Division One side Star Madrid, Nana Appiah Mensah outlined the increasing financial burden on clubs and said this sponsorship will help ease much financial pressure on Premier League clubs.
Nana Appiah expressed his company’s pride in their strategic partnership with his burgeoning Zylofon Cash and the exciting Ghana Premier League.
“Zylofon Media has proudly taken the decision to be the headline sponsor of the Ghana Premier League for the next five years”, he declared
GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi expressed the GFA’s gratitude to Zylofon Cash for their immense support of Ghana football.
“We are eternally grateful to the Chief Executive of Zylofon Group, Nana Appiah Mensah and his team for their decision to invest in the Ghana Premier League and Ghana football.”
“I will like to assure you that your decision to come on board as a sponsor is a laudable step taken and a very worthy cause you are pursuing.”
The GFA President was of the firm belief that massive injection of cash into the league will help both the clubs and the GFA to make the Premier League much better.
He also urged all stakeholders to ensure that the sponsor gets its deserved mileage.
“We must all avail ourselves to ensure that the benefits we have ensured for Zylofon Cash are delivered without a hindrance.”