highest-paid coaches in PSL. The PSL stands for the Premier Soccer League which is a national sporting association which is tagged with the responsibility of setting up the South African Premier Division as well as the National First division which are the two professional leagues on the football scene in South Africa. I’m sure you are here to know about the top 10 highest-paid coaches in PSL.
An agreement that was reached between two bodies, the first being the NSL (National Soccer League) and the second being what was left of the NPSL (National Premier Soccer League), is what led to the creation of the Premier Soccer League.
The company is tagged with both administrative, governing duties as well as competition organizing duties. It is known to be an affiliate of the SAFA (South African Football Association). However, it should be noted that the South African Football Association does not govern the various competitions organized by the Premier Soccer League.
When a team goes to relegation from the various divisions organized by the Premier Soccer League, the team then goes on to play in the second league of the South African Football Association.
TOP 10 HIGHEST PAID COACHES IN PSL
Before going into the top 10 highest paid coaches in PSL, let’s know more about SA Premier Soccer League
WHAT COMPETITIONS ARE ORGANIZED BY THE PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE?
The various competitions which are organized by the Premier Soccer League have their naming rights sold to what is known as a “title sponsor”. Some of the competitions organized by the Premier Soccer League are listed below
- 1.) League Competitions:
- These include the South African Premier Division as well as the National First Division.
- 2.) Cup:
- This includes the MTN 8, the Nedbank Cup as well as the Telkom Knockout Cup.
WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE?
The (South African Football Association) only has one special member and that is the National Soccer League (NSL). There are 32 members which make up the National Soccer League and they are comprised of 16 clubs which come from the Premier division as well as 16 clubs which are gotten from the first division. They join together to form the board of Governors of the body.
This board made up of the clubs is the overall body and its functions can be found clearly stated in the NSL constitution, article 13 to be specific.
A Chairman, as well as an executive committee, is elected by this board of Governors and they have the power to give management as well as operational functions to out to the Executive Committee.
Aside from the Chief Executive Officer, there are 8 other members, chosen by election which combined, form the Executive committee. At the general meeting held every four years, the Executive is appointed to last for a period of four years.
Some of the functions meant to be carried out by the Executive can be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, by the Executive.
TOP EARNING COACHES/MANAGERS IN THE PSL
TOP 10 HIGHEST PAID COACHES IN PSL
1.) PITSO MOSIMANE:
- Salary: R700,000 – R800,000
This man starts up our list of the highest-paid coach in the Premier Soccer League with a salary of between R700,000 – R800,000. Pitso Mosimane was born in the year 1964 on the 26th of July which would mean that he is currently 53 years old. This South African manager used to be a coach as well as a player and is currently a manager for the famous, richest club in the Premier Soccer League, the Mamelodi Sundowns.
When it comes to the world of South African soccer, this man is one of those who have served the longest and remains very highly respected in the South African soccer scene. He is known to have won a good number of trophies when he was with Supersport United, another South African football team from the year 2001 to the year 2007.
In the year 2007, Pitso Mosimane served as the caretaker coach of South Africa for a period that lasted 7 games before he had to step aside when someone was made the head coach. Afterward, he is known to have functioned in the capacity of assistant coach to Parriera as well as Joel Santana.
The 15th of July in the year 2010 saw this man named as the head coach of the nation of South Africa. His first game as the man in charge brought him a win and was played against Ghana.
While with the Mamelodi Sundowns, he was able to win the CAF Champions League of the year 2016 beating his opponents with aggregates.
2016 was definitely a good year for Pitso Mosimane as that year, he was added to the ranking of 10 best coaches in that year, worldwide. This ranking was done by the IFFHS (International Federation of Football History and Statistics).
In the year 2017, on the 5th of January, Pitso Mosimane won the accolade for Coach of the year. This was at the 2016 Glo-CAF Awards which were held in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria which is Abuja. This was due to his victory in the 2015/2016 league as well as his victory in the Telkom Knockout.
He is the only coach who has made a clean sweep of the various domestic trophies that exist in the Premier Soccer League era.
2.) STUART BAXTER:
- Salary: R350,000 – R400,000
This man is paid between R350,000 – R450,000 and is the second-highest-paid coach/manager in the Premier Soccer League. He was born in the year 1853 on the 16th day of the month of August and used to be a football player as well. He is currently the South African National Football team’s head coach.
He was born in England to Scottish parents and as such, his upbringing took place in the two countries. He is known to have played professionally in a couple of clubs which are located in Scotland, England, Australia, Sweden, as well as in the United States of America as well.
Stuart Baxter is known to have acted in a managerial capacity for various clubs which are located in countries like Japan, Norway, Sweden, and Portugal as well as in South Africa.
He has managed the South African National Football Team two times and has also managed Finland and the under-19 team in England.
3.) ERIC TINKLER:
- Salary: R350,000 – R400,000
Eric Tinkler is a former football player and a current football coach in South Africa. He used to be the head coach of SuperSport United.
As a football player, he used to play for Wits which is a club in South Africa. He also played for some clubs in Portugal namely Vitória de Setúbal and União de Tomar. He played for a team in Italy known as Caligari and also played for Barnsley, a team in England.
he was a player in the South African football squad that emerged victorious in the African Cup of Nations of the year 1996. He earns a salary of between R350,000 – R400,000.
4.) STEVE KOMPHELA:
- Salary: R300,000 – R400,000
Steve Komphela is South African and was born in the year 1967 on the 1st of July and is a football manager in South Africa as well as a former football player himself. He used to be the manager of the team known as Maritzburg United and acted as the coach of Kaizer Chiefs for a while. He is, however, the current serving manager of Bloemfontein Celtics. He is paid between R300,000 – R400,000.
5.) GAVIN HUNT:
- Salary: R300,000 – R400,000
He was born in the year 1964 on the 11th of July and is a South African. He used to be a football player and coach, but currently, he is the manager of Bidvest Wits.
Most of the time he spent as an active football player was spent in Hellenic. As a result of a bad injury to his Achilles tendon which he suffered, Gavin was then forced to retire. Without wasting any time at all, he began coaching.
His greatest success in his career can be traced to his time with SuperSport United where he emerged victorious in 3 Premier League Soccer Championships back to back. This happened from 2007 – 2008 to 2009 – 2010.
He was also the former manager of the Hellenic football club, Black Leopards, Seven Stars as well as Moroka Swallows. His salary is between R300,000 to R400,000.
- 6.) MUHSIN ERTUGRAL:
- Salary: R250,000 to R350,000
He was born in the year 1959 on the 15th of September and is Turkish. He currently coaches the football club known as Ajax Cape Town and he also used to be a football player. He earns a salary of between R250,000 to R350,000.
7.) ROGER DE SA:
This South African football manager was born on the 1st of October in the year 1964 and is currently 53 years old. He is the manager and current head coach of Platinum Stars. He used to be a football player as well and played in the position of the goalkeeper.
He is recognized as one of the few South Africans who has been able to play for their country in three different sporting categories, in De Sa’s case, basketball, soccer, and indoor soccer as well.
8.) KJELL JONEVRET:
This man is a Swedish football coach as well as a former football player. He currently manages the Orlando Pirates.
9.) DAN MALESELA:
He is the coach of Chippa United.
10.) PETER BUTLER:
He is the Coach of Platinum Stars and is of English Origin.
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CONCLUSION ON THE HIGHEST PAID COACHES IN PSL
The coaches and managers above have served well over the years which has contributed to their overall current worth in the industry.
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