Asante Kotoko are the highest paying club in Ghana with striker Isaac Boakye – the leading earner – with a monthly wage of GH2000 (about $727).
The ex Ghana international is the highest earner in the Ghanaian top flight despite not having a ‘valid’ contract with the champions.
Boakye was registered by Kotoko for the second half of the season having entered into a gentleman’s agreement with his former club without having it on paper.
He is followed by suspended forward Yahaya Mohammed who is on a GH1, 200 monthly wage.
Others earn GH1, 000 and GH 800 with the lowest amount being paid to a player by the club pegged at GH 350.
The champions however pay a winning bonus of GH 300 to each player for both home and away games.
AshantiGold are the next high paying club in Ghana with Louis Agyemang as their highest earner on a wage of monthly GH 1, 400.
The lowest paid player in the Miners’ camp takes a GH 400 monthly salary with GH 300 and GH 400 handed each player as winning bonuses for home and away games respectively.
Medeama are the third highest paying club in the country with their leading earner on a GH1, 400 monthly salary with the least earner taking home GH 300.
The Yellow and Mauves also pay bonuses of GH 200 and GH 300 to each player for home and away wins respectively.
New Edubiase are the next in line with striker Bismark Idan as their highest earner on a GH800 monthly wage.
The least paid player earns GH300 and are paid GH100 and GH200 in bonuses for home and away wins respectively.
Hearts of Oak used to rank higher in the list of high paying Ghanaian clubs until the exits of Laryea Kingston and Mahatma Otoo.
The highest earner with the Phobians is current goalkeeper Philemon McCarthy on a monthly wage of GH700 and the least earner on a GH 450 (for senior players) and GH300 (junior players) monthly wage.
Hearts also pay GH150 and GH200 in winning bonuses to each player for home and away games respectively.
Below is the remaining list of highest paying clubs in Ghana:
Club Highest earner Amount Lowest earner Amount
Aduana Stars Stephen Adams GH600 GH300
The Dormaa-based club however pay winning bonuses of GH300 for both home and way matches but raise this amount to GH500 for matches against Asante Kotoko.
King Faisal Tetteh Nortey GH600 GH200
Heart of Lions E. Owusu-Ansah GH500 GH200
Berekum Chelsea GH500 GH350
Bechem United Augustine Okrah GH500 GH300
Ebusua Dwarfs GH500 GH200
Hasaacas GH400 GH200
All Stars GH300 GH100
Inter Allies GH200 GH150
Amidaus Profs GH200 GH100
Liberty Profs GH200 GH100
List compiled by Enoch Worlanyo, Asempa FM
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