Richest Footballers In Kenya: Kenya has some of the biggest names in today’s football circle globally. Footballers in Kenya however don’t have the luxury to earn much while playing for their home clubs. The good players have opted to play abroad earning a fortune while being among the most paid individuals in the world.
Football as a career in Kenya has been faced with challenges including corruption and lack of funds. Those who tried their luck outside the country have however made it big.
Below is a list of some of the Richest footballers in Kenya
1. MacDonald Mariga
Macdonald Mariga is among Kenya’s most earning footballers taking home Ksh 20 Million Weekly. The Kenyan player who plays for a Spanish team Real Oviedo has made a fortune playing Football.
His is Victor Wanyama’s younger brother. Their family is a football family and they have accumulated wealth playing football.
2. Victor Wanyama
Named Kenya’s Most Valuable Player, (MVP). Victor is also Kenya’s most paid player. He has played in the biggest leagues in England and around the world.
Victor is said to be earning a whooping Ksh 50 Million Ksh a month. He has helped not only his family but also couches new talents. Owns some of the most expensive houses in Nairobi’s Kileleshwa.
3. Jamal Mohammed
One of the flashiest Kenyan around. His great football skills have had him play for some of the best team across the world including Romania. He is estimated to be earning around Ksh 4 Million a month.
4. Patrick Osiako
A business minded player who has made hi fortune playing for top leagues in the world. Patrick has made some of the biggest investments in the country. He also earns around Ksh 6 Million Monthly.
5. Michael Olunga
Among Kenya’s most valuable players. The player recently moved to Japan on a Ksh 300 Million Deal. The Kenyan footballer and star earns around 17 million a month.
6. Lawrence Olum
The Kenyan who now owns US citizenship plays for MMS and earns around 3 Million monthly. He is among the best players in the US.
7. Arnold Origi
Kenya’s most sort out goal Keeper. Has played in the biggest leagues. His love and tactics have made him Africa’s most valuable goal keeper. Earns Ksh 4 Million a month.
8. David Ochieng
The tusker player recently moved to Saudi Arabia where he earns a whooping Ksh 2.5 Million a month.
The above list is Kenya’s most valuable players and the richest footballers in Kenya currently.
Richest Footballers In Kenya
Additional reporting by Matara