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The history of Ghana Premier League

By Mutala Yakubu
The history of Ghana Premier League
The history of Ghana Premier League

The Ghana Premier League as it is popularly known is the elite football league in Ghana. The league was created in 1956 and has existed till date.

The Ghana Premier League is presided over by the Ghana Football Association and was ranked the 11th best league in Africa by the IFFHS from 2001-2010and the league was also ranked 65th in the IFFHS' Best Leagues of the World ranking, in the 1st Decade of the 21st Century (2001-2010).

Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko have won the most league titles.

The league is a 16-team league.

Broadcasting rights

Supersports acquired the rights to televised the league in 2013 but in 2017 Pay-TV provider StarTimes became the official television production and broadcast rights holder for the Ghana Premier League.

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Participating teams


Performance by clubs

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