Rwanda PL Sponsorship Money to be Shared By Classification

Rwanda Football Association, shop find Ferwafa, sickness and the first division clubs have revised and proposed new modalities of sharing sponsorship money from Azam, price the official league sponsor.

Among the changes proposed include scrapping off the 20% sponsorship money that was initially diverted to the second tier league and reverse it to the premier league kitty.

The FA has been tasked to search sponsors to support 2nd division clubs.

Ferwafa general assembly had earlier in August agreed to allocate 20% of the $2.35 M five year sponsorship money to develop the second division, 40% to administration which included payment of referees medical insurance for the players who will compete in the league among others while the remaining 40% was to be shared equally among the 16 premier league clubs.

Sharing by classification

The clubs and Ferwafa also agreed that starting next season; the clubs will divide the money basing on classification; that is by ratio depending on position on the table standings. That means the champions receive the lion’s share followed by the runners up in that order until the last team who receive the least.  The proposals will wait till next general assembly for approval.

Ferwafa/club meeting resolutions proposals

Sponsorship package


The meeting also discussed on the proposal to modify the modalities of sharing the Azam Rwanda Premier League sponsorship effective next year. The proposal approved by the next general assembly will see clubs sharing the sponsorship package based on their classification from this season’s league standings which is scheduled to climax in May next year.

Still on the Azam Rwanda Premier League, the meeting agreed to find means of securing sponsorship for second division league as well as referees such that the percentage which is being injected in both second divisions clubs as well as match officials can fully go into the overall package meant for first league clubs.

League hosting venues

The meeting requested to have district authorities consulted to find means of improving the quality of their club’s venues for the Azam Rwanda Premier League fixtures.

The clubs whose district authorities will be consulted include Espoir Fc, Amagaju Fc, Bugesera FC, Musanze Fc, Rwamagana City Fc, Sunrise Fc and Gicumbi FC.

The proposal is to have at least all the remaining Azam Rwanda Premier League fixtures played in good and refurbished stadia which will be available after the CHAN tournament to ease the TV broadcaster in the diffusion of matches.


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