African Top 10 richest footballers 2015/2016

According to Footendirect, Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o is the richest African footballer with a networth of $202m while Cote d’Ivoire’s Yaya Toure came second with $170m.

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Didier Drogba is 3rd on the list with a networth of $155m. Despite retiring in 2008, former Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha is number four on the Africa’s richest list while another Super Eagles’ legend came 5th with $100m. Here is the top 10 richest African player list:

1. Samuel Eto’o/Antalyaspor : $202m
2. Yaya Touré/Manchester City : $170m
3. Didier Drogba/Montreal : $155m
4. Jay-Jay Okocha : $150m
5. Nwankwo Kanu : $100m
6. Michaël Essien/Panathinaïkos : $70m
7. Emmanuel Adebayor/Libre : $57m
8. Obi Mikel/Chelsea : $50m
9. Kolo Touré/Liverpool : $43m
10. Sulley Muntari/Al-Ittihad : $40m

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