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 2019.
An agreement which 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 2019
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.
TOP EARNING COACHES/MANAGERS IN THE PSL
Top 10 Highest Paid Coaches in Psl 2019
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 has 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.
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.