The South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) is among the highest division of Football league system in the country. The coaches are highly paid and this article will provide the top 10 ranks.
These PSL coaches, their salary and team are the talks of the day. The list of the highest-paid PSL coaches in Premier Soccer League 2020.
Top 10 Paid Coaches in PSL 2020 and their Salary
1. Pitso Mosimane
Coach Pitso is the current manager of Mamelodi Sundowns. He played for the team he is managing now. His place of birth was in Kagiso, South Africa.
He grew up in Kagiso, where he also played soccer and played as a midfielder.
Coach Pitso led his team, Sunsdown to victory in CAC Champions League in 2016. His team defeated Egypt’s Zamalek 3-1 on aggregate the same year.
- Salary: He earns between R700,000 – R800,000
2. Stuart Baxter
Stuart Baxter ranks number 2 on our list of the highest-paid coach. He is the head coach of the South African National football team.
Before being coach, he played for the South African National football team, where he is the current head coach.
He was born in England, where he grew up and was raised by Scottish parents. He played for many clubs in England, Scotland, Australia, Sweden and in the United States.
- Salary: Stuart earns around R350,000 – R450,000
3. Eric Tinkler
Coach Eric (born 1970 in South Africa) is a coach in South Africa and also played for popular teams. During his career as a footballer, Eric played for Wits University, Vitória, Cagliari, Barnsley, Caldas, and Bidvest Wits.
He was transferred from Cagliari, an Italian club and Barnsley (an English club) in 1997. He earned 45 caps for the South African national team (1994-2001) and scored a goal throughout.
- Salary: He earns between R350,000 – R400,000
4. Steve Komphela
He was the manager of Maritzburg United and coach of the Kaizer Chiefs. Currently, Steve is the coach of the Golden Arrows.
He was born in 1967 in his country, South Africa, and played for the SA National Team where he played as a defender.
- Salary: Steve Komphela earns around R300,000 – R400,000
5. Gavin Hunt
He was a footballer and is the current coach of Premier Soccer League club, Bidvest Wits. His place of birth was in Cape Town in 1964.
Most of his football career days were spent playing for Hellenic. Gavin won three (3) consecutive PSL championships (2007/08- 2009/10 at SuperSport United.
He has also managed other teams including Seven Stars, Hellenic FC, Black Leopards, and Moroka Swallows.
- Salary: He earns around R300,000 – R400,000.
6. Muhsin Ertugral
Coach Mushin is a Turkish football coach and the current head coach of Maritzburg United.
He was a defender during his football playing career days. His date of birth is in 1959, coach Muhsin played for many teams including Antalyaspor.
He later left for his country Turkey to continue his football career in Belgium and Germany.
In 2016, Mushin was an Association football manager at Orlando Pirates F.
- Salary: Coach Mushin earns around R250,000 – R350,000
7. Roger De Sa
Coach Roger De Sá is the head coach of Premier Soccer League club Platinum Stars. During his football playing career, he was a goalkeeper.
His date of birth is 1 October 1964 in Maputo, Mozambique, he represented his country in various sporting categories. He played as a basketball player, soccer player, and indoor soccer player.
- Salary: Coach Roger De Sá receives a salary of about R250,000.
8. Kjell Jonevret
Coach Kjell was also played football before becoming a coach. His date of birth is in 1962 while his place of birth is in Stockholm Sweden.
He played as a striker and later managed Djurgårdens IF between (2004 – 2006). He led his team to victory and won the Allsvenskan and the Swedish cup in 2005.
He was appointed coach of Orlando Pirates in 2017 and resigned the same year.
- Salary: He receives a Salary of around R250,000.
9. Dan Malesela
Coach Malesela is another top paid coach in PSL, he was born in 1965 in South Africa. He is currently coaching TS Galaxy.
He led his team, TS Galaxy, to victory after defeating Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 in Durban. This made them the first second-tier club to win the South African FA Cup.
- Salary: He earns a salary of around R220,000.
10. Peter Butler
He is an English pro football player and coach. Peter made over 450 appearances in the Premier League and Football League.
His date of birth is 1966 and his place of birth was England. He coached the Botswana national team (2014 – 2017).
During his soccer playing days, he was a midfielder for Huddersfield, West Brom, and others.
Peter became the head coach of Platinum Stars in South Africa’s Premier Soccer League in 2017 and left that same year.
- Salary: He receives a salary of around R220,000