8 Highest Paid Nigerian Footballers

10 Nov

8. Odion Ighalo – £30,000 ($38,000)
Odion Ighalo joined the list of Nigerian
players who go home with a fat check.
Since joining Watford FC in 2014, he has
seen an upward surge in his salary. He
currently earns about $38,000 on a
weekly basis.
7. Alex Iwobi – £30,000 ($38,000)
The young starlet and super Eagles player,
Alex Iwobi goes home with $38,000
weekly in wages. We see his salary
experiencing an upward surge in the
coming seasons.
6. Emmanuel Emenike – £45,000
Emmanuel Chinenye Emenike works very
hard for his club and his reward is evident
in his take home salary of $56, 000.
5. Victor Moses – £50,000 ($63,000)
Victor Moses has improved in his form for
Chelsea, so has his salary increased. He
earns about $63,000 weekly making him
the third highest earning Nigerian player
in Europe.
4. Ahmed Musa – £60,000 ($75,000)
Ahmed Musa has made a big move to the
premiership where the demand is very
high. The higher the demand, the higher
the salary. Musa currently earns almost
$100, 000 every other week.
3. Mikel Obi – £75,000 ($94,000)
Mikel Obi moves from second position to
third, losing it to his fellow Nigerian,
Kelechi. He remains one of the highest
paid Nigerian players in the world with a
weekly salary of $94,000 weekly.
2. Kelechi Iheanacho – £85,000
($106,000) weekly
Kelechi Iheanacho is now the highest
earning Nigerian footballer in England and
Europe after signing a new contract with
Manchester City which will see him
pocket over $100,000 weekly in wages.
1. Obafemi Martins – £100,000
($125,000) weekly
Obafemi martins’ move to Chinese super
league side, Shanghai Shenhua saw his
income double from what he was earning
at the Seattle Sounders of the MLS. This
makes him the highest earning Nigerian

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