Highest paid footballer in Africa is a great deal that only a very good and excellent player can achieve in football in Africa. After we wrote about the highest paid Footballers in the world, many of our readers requested to also know the highest paid Footballers in Africa. Not to worry, we have taken our time to make the list of the highest paid Footballers In Africa 2023
The following is a list of highest paid footballers in Africa
Highest Paid Footballers in Africa 2023
10. Victor osimhen
Victor is the tenth highest paid footballer in Africa with a total of 112,000 Euros every week since he joined Napoli from Lille. The young Nigerian footballer is also one of the most expensive African footballer in football history.
9. Riyad mahrez
Mahrez is one of the best attackers Manchester City has ever had. The 31 years old Algerian is the 9th highest paid footballer in Africa. He is the total of 120,000 euros per week.
8. Franck kessie
Franck is a former AC Milan midfielder who was signed by Barcelona this summer. The ivorian is expected to be earning nothing less than 125000 euros per week.
7. Naby Keita
The 27-year Old Ghanaian player is a football star in Liverpool FC as he is among those who won the last two season champions League. He was signed from RB Leipzig in 2018 and he is earning nothing less than 130,000 euros per week.
6. Nicolas Pepe
Pepe was sign to arsenal from Lille in 2019 for €80 million.
The ivorian player has since then been earning 140,000 euros per week in arsenal which has seen him rise in ranking in the most paid players in Africa.
5. Achraf Hakimi
Having played for some notable teams such as real Madrid, borussia Dortmund and inter Milan, Hakimi is currently playing for Paris Saint German popularly known as PSG.
He earns a total of 170000 euros per week playing for PSG. He is 23 years old and from Morocco.
4. Odion ighalo
The girl who has undoubtedly being a great super eagle player and right from time and he holds the record of the highest paid Nigerian footballer with the total of 200,000 euros per week after joining al-hilal.
He also holds the record of the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United after going on a loan in January 2020.
3. Thomas Partey
Thomas partey is a 27 year old Ghanaian footballer who plays for arsenal and ends around 200,000 euros per week. He also holds the record of the highest paid Ghanaian player and among premier League highest paid players.
2. Sadio mane
The African best player of the year and the winner of the African cup of nation, the Senegal star Sadio Mane; is the second highest paid player in Africa in 2023.
After playing for Liverpool and winning the UEFA champions League title, Mane move to Bayern Munich in 2023 transfers summer and earning a total sum of 250,000 euros per week.
1. Mohammed Salah
Mohamed Salah is undoubtedly the highest paid African player as he earns the total of 350000 euros every week in Liverpool.
The Egyptian player alongside sadio Mane won the last two seasons UEFA champions League and made it to African cup of nation final against Senegal. Making the duo play against each other.
Apart from being the richest footballer in Africa Mohamed Salah is also among the highest paid footballers in the world.