Top 10 Richest (most opulent) footballers in East Africa 2020/ 2021: footballer’s Official name, home country, position, and current monthly salary
Kenyan footballers lead in the list of top 10 richest (most opulent) footballers 2020/2021
Who is the richest footballer in East Africa 2020?
The richest football player in East Africa in 2020 is Dennis Oliech.
Talent does pay a great deal more than you can ever imagine. This explains why some talented footballers are very rich/ opulent. In this article, Newspro shall take you through the list of top 10 richest (most opulent) footballers in East Africa 2020-2021
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The top 10 richest footballers in East Africa 2020/2021 are Dennis Oliech, Victor Wanyama, McDonald Mariga, Michael Olunga, Patrick Osiako, Jamal Mohammed, Mbwana ally Samatta, Solomon Nirisarike, Jacques Tuyisenge, and Mike Azira.
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- Mike Azira (Uganda)
The Ugandan international footballer Mike Azira’s estimated monthly salary in 2020/2021 stands at Kshs 1.1 million.
Born in 1987, Mike Azira has played for several teams including the Uganda National Team and Chicago Fire.
Playing position: Mike Azira is a midfielder
- Jacques Tuyisenge (Rwanda)
With a monthly salary of Kshs 1.4 million, Jacques Tuyisenge is one of the most opulent football players in East Africa 2020/2021.
Jacques Tuyisenge was born in 1991. He plays for Angola’s national team dubbed Peter de Luanda and for Rwanda’s national team.
At some point, Jacques Tuyisenge played for Gor Mahia.
Playing position: Centre-forward
- Salomon Nirisarike (Rwanda)
Salomon Nirisarike is one of the best paid Rwandese football players. In 2020, Salomon Nirisarike’s monthly salary stands at Kshs 2.8 million.
He currently plays for Amavubi and FC Pynik as a defender.
- Mbwana Ally Samatta (Tanzania)
Mbwana Ally Samatta is the first Tanzanian football player to be signed for the English Premier League (EPL).
Born in the year 1992, the Muslim football center-forward player currently plays for Aston Villa.
Mbwana Ally Samatta’s monthly salary is estimated to be 25, 000 euros.
- Jamal Mohammed (Kenya)
With his monthly salary estimated to be Kshs 4 million, Jamal Mohammed is one of the richest and well-paid footballers in East Africa.
Born in 1984, Jamal Mohammed’s main position is central midfield. Other positions include Attacking midfield and Right Winger.
- Patrick Osiako (Kenya)
Patrick Osiako’s monthly salary is estimated to be Kshs 7 million. This makes him one of the richest footballers in East Africa.
Patrick Osiako’s main position is central midfield: midfielder.
Other positions include Defensive midfield and attacking midfield.
- Michael Olunga (Kenya)
This famous Kenyan footballer was recently signed by a Japanese Club dubbed Kashiwa Reysoi for Kshs 300 million.
Born in 1994, Michael Olunga’s monthly salary is Kshs 15 million.
His main position is forward-center forward. Michael Olunga is left-footed.
- MacDonald Mariga (Kenya)
MacDonald Mariga is Victor Wanyama’s elder brother. Mariga recently signed to Spanish Side Real Oviedo.
MacDonald Mariga’s monthly salary is estimated to be Kshs 14 million.
MacDonald Mariga’s main position is defensive midfield (midfielder). Another position played by MacDonald Mariga is central midfield.
- Victor Wanyama (Kenya)
Victor Wanyama( McDonald Mariga’s younger brother) is the second-best Kenyan footballer in 2020. With a monthly salary of Kshs 30 million, Victor Wanyama is the second richest footballer in East Africa and Kenya.
His breakthrough came when he sold to Southampton.
Victor Wanyama currently plays for Tottenham.
His popular Kshs 20 million worth house is also worth mentioning.
- Dennis Oliech
At the peak of the top 10 richest footballers in East Africa, 2020/2021 is Dennis Oliech.
Born in 1985, Dennis Oliech’s monthly salary is estimated to be 31 million. Dennis Oliech’s highest market value stands at 400 million euros.
His main position is a right-winger. Dennis Oliech’s other positions include center forward and left-winger.