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Sports News of Thursday, 17 May 2018

Source: Graphic.com.gh

Ghana Premier League to be renamed Zylofon Cash Premier League

Zylofon Gpl The Ghana Premier League will be renamed Zylofon Cash Premier League

The Ghana Premier League will be renamed in a few hours when a multi-million dollar deal between the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and Zylofon Cash is announced.

The deal which ends a three-year wait for a title sponsor for the league reportedly involves a $10 million cash injection over five years by Zylofon in exchange for the naming rights of the league which will be re-christened the Zylofon Cash Premier League.

The 16 Ghana Premier League clubs are expected to receive $2 million annually over the period.

The Chief Executive Officer of Zylofon Media, Nana Appiah Mensah in April this year made a surprise announcement that one of his companies will sponsor the Ghana Premier League.

The announcement was done at Prampram, where Appiah Mensah was on a tour of the facility with Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi.

The Ghana Premier League has been without a sponsor for three seasons following the withdrawal of Capital Bank, two years into a five-year headline sponsorship deal worth $10million.

Nana Appiah Mensah owns a host of companies including Menzgold Ghana Co. Limited, Brew Marketing Consult Co. Limited, Menzgold Espana S.L In Spain and Zylofon Media Company Limited.