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Latest News: GFA secures $250,000 headline sponsorship deal with Access Bank for Division One League

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has reached an agreement with one of the leading financial institutions in Africa to become the headline sponsor of the country’s second-tier competition.


The Ghana Football Association have sealed a $250,000 sponsorship deal with Access Bank for the National Division One League.

The National Division One League has been played for the past five years without a headline sponsor after GN Bank withdrew their financial packages in 2017.

The Ghana FA President, Kurt Okraku confirmed the news at the ongoing GFA extraordinary congress.

“The GFA has successfully sealed a $250,000 partnership deal with Access Bank Ghana Limited that will see the bank come on board as official bankers of the FA and also headline sponsors of the National Division One League”

Also, Melcom Ghana will provide vouchers worth Gh¢ 5000 to each Division One League club for the next two years.

Earlier this month, The Ghana Football Association announced Betpawa and Malta Guinness as official headline sponsors of the Ghana Premier League and Women’s Premier League.

About Access Bank Ghana Limited

Access Bank Ghana is a full service commercial Bank offering universal banking services to Corporate, Commercial, Retail customers and Financial Institutions across Ghana.

The Bank launched its operations in 2009, as one of the most capitalized banks and has continued to consolidate its reputation as one of the fastest growing in the industry.


As a catalyst for socio-economic development in Ghana, Access Bank provides support for financing landmark projects in the private and public sectors.

With an impressive growth trajectory over the past 9 years, which earned it the Bank of the Year award at the 2014 edition of the Ghana Banking Awards, the Bank is spearheading its sustainability drive through unrivalled investments in Education, Health, Environment, Sports and the Arts.

In 2016, the Bank was listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) as the 11th Bank after successfully completing its Initial Public Offer. This feat also occasioned a name change from Access Bank (Ghana) Limited to Access Bank Ghana Plc and positioned the Bank as the first Ghanaian bank of Nigerian heritage to list on the GSE. The Bank has over 1,800 shareholders including several Ghanaians and Institutional investors.

Today, Access Bank serves nearly the entire population across 52 locations in major cities and commercial centres. The Bank is a member of the Access Bank Group, which has presence across 8 African countries, China, India, Dubai, Lebanon and the United Kingdom.


Source: DOL

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