Premier League Clubs In Ghana, Their Managers & Location
Football has become the best since its discovery in the 1860s. It is really hard to imagine living in a world without a game like football and the Premier League Clubs in Ghana are doing their best to make the love for the game of football flame up.
Football was brought to Ghana by the British in 1903. Initially, football was scarce to play until 1882 when the sports began to gain popularity through the organization of matches. Since 1903, when the first official Ghanaian soccer club was formed, and after the introduction of formal competition by the British, football has gained the needed attention in Ghana.
Today as we talk, there are numerous premier league clubs in Ghana, formed, owned, and managed by vibrant figures.
Let’s take a glance at some Ghana Premier League Clubs, their owners and managers, and their homes.
Kumasi Asante Kotoko is located in Kumasi, the capital city of the Ashanti Region. The club is owned and managed by Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, and Prosper Narteh Ogum respectively. Since its establishment, Kumasi Asante Kotoko Sporting Club has been participating in Ghana Premier League every season.
Hearts of Oak
Accra Hearts of Oak as a football club was founded on 11 November 1911. This sporting club is owned by several individuals. However, Togbe Afede XIV, the Paramount Chief of Asogli State in the Volta Region, who is the current Chairman, is the majority shareholder of the club. Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club is located in Accra.
Berekum Chelsea Football Club was founded on 21st July 2004 in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. The club is currently owned by Obed Nana Nketia and managed by Asare Bediako. The club is still alive and participating in GPL every season.
In 1984, four (4) Dorman men led by Agya Donkor (a goldsmith), ably supported by Mr. Iddrisa Issaka, Kofi Boahen and others registered to play in the regional division 4 league and this saw the birth of Aduana Stars Football Club.
Aduana Stars is a traditional club led by the head of the Aduana clan and has a board that comprises chiefs from towns in the Bono Region of Ghana. The current chairman and manager of the club are Albert Commey and George Gyau respectively, and it is located in Dorma Ahenkro, Bono Region.
Karela United FC
Karela United F C was established in 2014 after Metro Stars was purchased in the year 2013. In 2014 the new owners decided to change the name from Metro Stars to Karela United F C.Karela United F C is located in the Aiyinese Ellembelle District of the western part of Ghana.
The owner of the club was Senator David Brigidi but after his demise, Elloeny Amanda was appointed the CEO of the club.
Heart of Lion
Kpando Hearts of Lion was founded in 2001 as Heart of Lions Football Club. As the majority shareholder of the club, Randy Abbey is the owner of Hearts of Lion. The club is located in Kpando, Volta, Ghana.
These are some Ghana Premier League Clubs currently in Ghana Football and being managed by the Ghana Football Association under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth And Sports.
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