The Ghana Football Association (GFA) have announced BetPawa as the official headline sponsor of the Ghana Premier League ahead of the 2022/23 season.

The deal will see BetPawa sponsor Ghana’s top flight for the next three seasons worth six million dollars .

The official announcement took place at the headquarters of the GFA in Accra on Wednesday, August 3, 2022.

The GFA and BetPawa’s cooperation aims to effectively advertise and position the premier league so that it becomes one of the most popular and alluring leagues on the continent.

Signing on behalf of BetPawa, international superstar and BetPawa stakeholder Oluwatosin Ajibade also known as Mr Eazi highlighted that “the company’s high appetite for growing and harnessing talents, creating opportunities and rewarding fans across its markets are a few of the many reasons for partnering with the GFA”.

The GFA President, Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku on his part also commended BetPawa for the partnership. “On behalf of the Executive Council and the football fraternity in Ghana I wish to thank you for your support”.

Mr. Okraku further stressed out that Ghana is blessed with a lot of football talents and evidence is seen through the display of soccer artistry across the various leagues.

He further stated that “for the country to be able to compete fiercely and on equal footing with other talents across the globe, there is the need for companies like BetPawa and corporate Ghana to contribute to complement to the effort of the government.

In order to promote responsible gaming, which is high on the company’s corporate agenda, BetPawa has been engaging in a number of CSR initiatives over the years. These initiatives aim to give customers the ability to support themselves financially and to instill a sense of philanthropy in them across all of its markets.

The Ghana Premier League have been without a title sponsor for the past five seasons.

In the 2021/22 season, the GFA announced a sponsorship deal with Betway Ghana for the Ghana Women’s Premier League.

Source: Ghana/ Michael Nsiah Otchere