This is the list of the top 10 richest players in the African continent, we hope to see more African based footballers in this list as most are based in Europe and only play on international level in Africa and some don’t even.
10. Riyad Mahrez - Net worth of $18.5 million
Mahrez is the 10th richest player in Africa, thanks to his highly successful career in the English premier league where he plays for top-flight side Manchester city.
9. Odion Ighalo – Net worth of $20 Million
The Nigerian born international has enjoyed tremendous success playing in the English premier league for Watford and the Red devils(Manchester united).
8. Kevin Prince Boateng – $20 Million
Boateng is the eighth richest player in Africa, and has played for big clubs the like of Monza and Hertha BSC.
7. Asamoah Gyan – $25 Million
Gyan is a household name in the football industry, he has played for a number of top club in Europe including Sunderland in the Premier League, Udinese in Italian Serie and Rennes in French Ligue 1.
6. Victor Moses – $25 Million
Moses is the sixth richest player in Africa, and has enjoyed a lot of success playing in the EPL for a number clubs which are Crystal Palace, Wigan Athletic, Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham, the Nigerian born star is considered to be one of the best in his peak.
5. Pierre Emrick Aubameyang – $30 Million
Aubameyang is Gabon born international currently singed to London based side Arsenal, He was once considered a very dangerous striker during his time with Borussia Dortmund in the Germain Bundesliga, he scored 141 goals in 213 caps.
4. Sadio Mane – $30 Million
Mnae is the fourth richest player, and is currently signed to Liverpool he has won the league and UCL title.
3. Emmanuel Adebayor – $45 Million
Adebayor comes in thrid place with his impressive wealth of over $45 million.
2. John Obi Mikel – $45 Million
Mikel is the second richest player also having enjoyed a lot of success in Europe.
1. Muhammad Salah - $70 Million
Mo Salah is the richest African player, having enjoyed great success with Liverpool having scored many important goals.
He has also won the league and UCL titles.
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