Top 10 Highest paid African football players 2015

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 | 0

Top 10 Highest paid African football players 2015

Top 10 Highest paid African football players 2015

  1. Name : Yaya Toure

Club                 : Manchester City

Country            : Ivory Coast

Yearly Salary    : $15 Million

Monthly Salary  : €250,000

Toure the former Barca man is the most popular athletes from Ivory Coast after Didier Drogba. Currently playing from English Club Manchester City since 2010. So far played 221 games in four season and scored 67 matches. His Monthly salary is €250,000 and that’s make him the richest football player on Africa at 2015.

  1. Name : Samuel Eto’o

Club                 : Everton

Country            : Cameroon

Yearly Salary    : $8 Million

Monthly Salary  : €170,000

Samuel Eto’o was played his career best 5 season at Barcelona from 2004 to 2009. In his Barca career have 129 goals in 201 matches in all competitions. This Cameroonian have also played for Inter Milan, Chelsea, and Real Madrid as well and in last played for English Club Everton. Currently his yearly salary is $8 million.

  1. Name : Emmanuel Adebayor

Club                 : Tottenham

Country            : Togo

Yearly Salary    : $8 Million

Monthly Salary  : €120,000

Former Manchester City man is currently playing at Tottenham since 2012. His career best was at Arsenals 4 season. In their played 142 matches overall and scored 62 goals. Have also 14 matches for Real Madrid and in current team Tottenham’s played 106 games and scored 41 goals. This Togo sticker is the 3rd paid player from Africa with $8 million per year.

  1. Name : Asamoah Gyan

Club                 : Al Ain FC

Country            : Ghana

Yearly Salary    : $6.3Million

Monthly Salary  : €60,000

Only player in the list who played out of European League. Since 2011-12 seasonAsamoah Gyan played from UAE premier league team Al Ain FC and so far scored 113 goals in 104 matches where in his career have played 304 match and scored 174 goals.

  1. Name : Mikel John Obi

Club                 : Chelsea

Country            : Nigeria

Yearly Salary    : $5.8 Million

Monthly Salary  : €100,000

With $5.8 Million yearly salary and €100,000 monthly salaryNigerian, Chelsea man in the 5th on the list. This midfielder is playing from Chelsea since 2006 and so far played 224 league matches with overall 333matches in Chelsea and scored just 5 and their only one in League.

  1. Name : Alex Song

Club                 : West Hum

Country            : Cameroon

Yearly Salary    : $5 Million

Monthly Salary  : €50,000

Barcelona midfielder Alex Song have €50,000 monthly salary and $5 Million yearly salary, which placed him 6th on the list. Currently played at West Ham at lone. In Arsenal he have played 227 matches and scored 10 goals and in Barca have 1 goals in 65 matches.

  1. Name : Christopher Samba

Club                 : Dynamo Moscow

Country            : Congo

Yearly Salary    : $5 Million

Monthly Salary  : €45,000

Russian Clun Dynamo Moscow paid $5 Million to Congo defender. He have played at Dynamo Moscow since 2013. He have 6 goals in 34 matches at Russian Premier League.

  1. Name : Mehdi Benatia

Club                 : Bayern Munich

Country            : Morocco

Yearly Salary    : $4 Million

Monthly Salary  : €40,000

Former Roma men currently playing for Bayern Munich since 2014. He is payed $4 Million per year and €40,000 per month. Played so far 24 matches and scored 2 goals for Bayern Munich

  1. Name : Didier Drogba

Club                 : Chelsea

Country            : Ivory Coast

Yearly Salary    : $4 Million

Monthly Salary  : €50,000

The great Ivorian Didier Drogba is currently payed €50,000 by Chelsea have $4 Million per year. He is all time record goals scorer for Ivory Coast national team. So far played 379 matches from Chelsea and scored so far 164 there.

  1. Name : Steven Pienaar

Club                 : Everton

Country            : South Africa

Yearly Salary    : €3.8 Million

Monthly Salary  : €40,000

The only South African in the list is Steven Pienaar, currently played for Everton and he is payed €3.8 Million per year and€40,000 per month

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug



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