Ghana League Referees To Get Increased Allowances

The payment of referees in Ghana Premier League will be increased again for the season 2014/2015 season, the Ghana Football Association is reported to have said.

The Ghana referees chief has said that the GFA announced the new referee salaries after a meeting with representatives of the Referees Association in Accra.

In 2012, GFA had introduced a basic amount for the referees, independent of the number of their match appointments.

Elite referees were paid GH¢500 per game but that has been increased to GH¢580 for the upcoming season

”Yes it is true our payment has been increased and we are now happy with GFA for that” Referee Chief Joe Debrah told

All Referees including FIFA and Class one referee benefits this new payment and it takes effect when the league starts.

He added: ”We and the GFA has reached an agreement that all Fifa Referees are to be paid 580 Ghana Cedis and 500 Ghana Cedis for Class One Referee per game”