Absa Premiership: 5 Top Paid PSL Coaches in South Africa

Players and bosses in the Absa Premiership are earning top dollar nowadays, but which team managers are the highest earners in the league?

Let’s take a look… It has become the norm to make coaches salaries public knowledge in Europe, but in South Africa, these things are often kept quiet.

Still, though, we are able to draw up a list of who we believe are the top managerial earners in the league and the bracket in which their salaries - per month - lie.

While none of the team owners or managers could confirm the figures we’re going to discuss below. It is important to note that these numbers have for many years been published by media companies nationwide. Absa Premier Soccer League (PSL) have become the highest ranked in the continent.
Is he the Highest Paid Coach in PSL

Pitso Mosimane: +- R600 000pmTopping the list is a Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane with a package that includes a wide range of benefits. Recently won the CAF Champions League 2016. He’s had a successful career at Sundowns FC after previously managed Supersport United FC as well as the national team of South Africa.

Stuart Baxter: R350 000 – R450 000pmThe previous Kaizer Chiefs league winner was reported earning figures of up to R450 000 per month. He is currently a head coach and manager for Supersport United. He is by far the most successful foreign coach in South African football Association.

Steve kompela: R300 000 – R400 000Head coach for Kaizer Chiefs, Steve Kompela makes the A-list of the highest paid managers in the PSL. He coached the national team of South Africa and a few of PSL teams such as Free State Stars.

Gavin Hunt: R300 000 – R400 000Now head coach for Bidvest Wits and previous coach for Supersport United. He’s become South Africa’s most designed and organised manager of all time popular known for his swearing during post match interviews and strict language.

Mushin Ertugral: R250 000 – 350 000All the way from Turkey, Mushin Ertugral has been working for the South African Football Association for over a decade now. He is currently the head coach for Orlando Pirates FC. He previously coached Ajax Cape Town FC as well as Kaizer Chiefs FC. - Online Sources


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