Betway Becomes Development Partner of Ghana Women's Football League

Betway has announced an agreement with the Ghana Football Association (GFA). As per the terms of the agreement, the bookmaker is the new development partner for the Ghana women’s football league.

The collaboration allows Betway to support Ghanaian teams and help expand competition, while key benefits include a season-long mentorship program with local and international resources for employees of clubs under Betway Ghana’s supervision.

Kwabena Oppong-Nkrumah, Country Manager Marketing at Betway Ghana, commented: “This is a league that has shown potential, hence the need for a community approach to its development.”

“As a brand that believes in sports development, we believe that supporting the women’s league in Ghana with unique innovations – such as sponsoring the league as a development partner – will go a long way in unlocking women’s football talent and bringing community benefits to the nation as a whole.” , continued.

Betway expands media coverage of women’s league

In addition, the Super Group-owned brand will provide training equipment to participating clubs, as well as ‘expanded coverage’ of the league in collaboration with the Sports Writers Association (SWAG).

The company said this will be aimed at drawing ‘much needed attention’ to the activities of the Ghana Women’s Football Championship. “The Women’s Premier League has achieved another level of progress over the past two years,” added Prosper Harrison Addo, Secretary General of the Ghana Football Association (GFA).

“GFA is extremely happy to welcome a global brand like Betway as we continue to expand the boundaries of women’s football in Ghana,” said the sporting body’s secretary general.

Addo added that with the “Reorganization of the Women’s Premier League and the support of Betway and a new television partner, we are assured of even more competitive matches, more talent identification and development, more excitement and, indeed, a great champion.” to represent Ghana in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women’s Champions League”.

Operating in the North American market

Neal Menashe, CEO of Super Group, stated that the company is taking advantage of Betway to ‘minimize customer acquisition costs’ caused by companies looking to gain a foothold in the US market. In the first half of 2021, the company’s net gaming revenue reached $769 million, up 69% from before the pandemic in 2019.