Accra Hearts of Oak has been rated as the club with the most valuable squad members in the 2019/2020 Ghana Premier league with a total player value of 2.03 million euros.
They may have not won the Ghana Premier league in 10 years, but the Continental club masters have something to boast of as the club is rated with the most Valuable squad members according to international player evaluation website transfermarkt.com.
The 19 times Ghana Premier league winners have a squad value of 2.03 millions Euros of the 33 players currently in their fold.
This player valuation analysis is done by putting together the total cost of the individual players registered by the various clubs in the season under review.
The Phobians recent capture of Former player Nuru Sulley is seen as the reason the former Ghana Champions are leading the money pack, the former Black Stars Defender whose market values have dropped from 750,000 euros to €200,000 is the joint most valuable player in the Domestic league with Inter Allies prodigy Victorian Adebayor
The recent National team call up of Goalkeeper Richard Attah has tremendously shot up the value of the Shot stopper therefore increasing the value net of Hearts of Oak.
Other players in the phobian fold with over €100,000 market values include Benjamin Agyare, and William Dankyi.
The club has 5 foreign based players whose market values have also pushed them to the top.
Asante Kotoko are second on the most Valuable club side with 1.95 million euros, The Porcupine Warriors are pushed up the log with the inclusion of loanee Justice Blay who together with National U23 star Habib Mohammed are the club’s most valuable players at €150,000, Goalkeepers Felix Annan and Kwame are also top rated players in the league with a market value of €100,000.
Asante Kotoko’s loss in the player market values is also becuase they lost Songne Yacouba, who is valued at €75,000.
Medeama SC are third on the list with a total market value of 1.83 million Euros for their 31 man squad, the Mauves and Yellow have in their fold the returning Kwesi Donsu who is the club’s most Valuable player at €150,000
Other Ghana Premier league clubs in the list includes West Africa Football Club (WAFA SC ) who are 4th with a squad value of 1.75 million euros with Richard Danso as the most valuable squad member at €150,000
All 18 Ghana Premier league clubs are in over 1 million euro market bracket with Ebusua Dwarfs as the least valued side with a total squad value of 1.15 million euros, however the club’s values are based on a list of 25 players compared to other clubs with squad size of 30 and over.
Liberty Professionals, 15th on the list are valued at 1.30 million euros also with 25 players in the kitty.
The total valuation of the 546 players in the league stands at 26.83 million euros making the Ghana Premier league the sixth most Valuable competition in relation to Player market shares in Africa.
This player market valuation is compiled by transferMarkt.com a German-based Website owned by Axel Springer that has footballing information, such as scores, results, statistics, transfer news, and fixtures.
It is in the top 25 most visited German websites, and one of the largest sport websites in the World, and is accessed by hundreds of clubs and Players agents in the transfers of Footballers to other clubs.
The player market valuation deals with the following factors in determining the cost of a player.
Age of Player- Age plays a vital role while deciding the price, because no club would want to pay such a huge sum to a player who has just entered the ‘wrong’ side of 30.
Strength of the league -The league that the player is playing in does impact value.
Position of the Player – One of the most important criteria for deciding the transfer value is the position where the player plays whether he is a centre forward, an attacking midfielder, a defender, or a goalkeeper
Role of the Player in the team – The importance of a player to his team impacts alot in deciding his value, clubs will normally price their most important players at high prices.
Brand Value of the Player – The Brand value plays a decisive role in deciding the transfer value.
Current form – factor which shoots the value of the player unexpectedly is his current form like playing in the National team.
Historic Cost – This involves valuing the player at the transfer fee paid for them.
Replacement Cost – Valuing a player based on how much it would cost to replace in the transfer market.
Market base Cost – Valuing a player based on how much other clubs are willing to offer in the market
Below is the full list of Player value per club
1. Hearts of Oak- € 2.03 million
2. Asante Kotoko- € 1.95 million
3. Medeama SC-€ 1.83 million
4. WAFA SC – € 1.75 million
5. Inter Allies- € 1.60 million
6. Ashantigold- € 1.60 million
7. Eleven Wonders – € 1.48 million
8. Bechem United – € 1.48 million
9. Berekum Chelsea- €1.45 million
10. Legon Cities – € 1.40 million
11. Aduana Stars – € 1.38 million
12. Elmina Sharks – € 1.35 million
13. Great Olympics – € 1.35 Million
14. Karela United – € 1.33 million
15. Liberty Pros. – € 1.30 million
16. Dreams FC – € 1.30 Million
17. King Faisal FC – € 1.25 million
18. Ebusua Dwarfs – € 1.18 million
Data Source: transferMarkt.com