Below is a list of top five richest footballers in Kenya. Beginning from position five we have;
- Jamal Mohammed
Jamal Mohammed who happens to be one of the richest footballers in Kenya started playing for some of the Kenya clubs
He helped Kenya to qualify for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. Jamal earns $32,188.01 which ranks him number five on this list of richest footballers in Kenya.
- Patric Osiako
Patrick Osiako started his career at the age of 16 where he played for Coast Stars before switching to Tusker and recorded 3 goals for the club. Currently he is one of the richest football players in Kenya.
He has a total of 201 club career appearances and 12 international appearances for Kenya. The central midfielder who is 33 years old earns a whopping sum of $45,000, is number four on the list of richest Kenyan footballers.
- Michael Olunga.
Michael Olunga who is a forward has established himself both locally and internationally. He is the first Kenyan Footballer player to ever score a Hat-trick in LA Liga.
He is currently playing for Kashiwa Reysol in the Japanese second division and helped his side to gain promotion to the first division of the Japanese (J1) league.
Olunga whose international debut came in 2015, takes home a worth sum of $137,931.03, making him the third richest
- MacDonald Mariga
Macdonald who earned $1.3 million yearly happens to be the first Kenyan player to feature one the UEFA champions league after he signed for Internationale DE Milan in 2010. He is a central midfielder. He is ranked second on the list of the top 10 richest footballers in Kenya.
- Victor Wanyama
Victor Wanyama is currently the most successful and richest Footballer in Kenya.
He has played for several clubs in the highest paying league in the world, the premier league. He played for Southampton for three years form 2013 to 2016 appearing 85 times for the Saints.
He was later signed by Tottenham Hotspur in 2016, where he featured 69 times before being released to the MLS side, Montreal Impact in 2020. Victor is also the current captain of the Kenya international team.
He is valued at 32 million pounds, and he is worth €10.8 million. So he is undoubtedly the richest Footballer in Kenya with such a huge wage.
By Kelvin Kwemoi