Monday , 24 June 2019

Top 10 Highest Paid African Footballers 2015 [Mikel Obi Really Impressed Me]

LUBANGO, ANGOLA - JANUARY 25: John Obi Mikel of Nigeria during the Africa Cup of Nations Quarter Final match between Zambia and Nigeria from the Alto da Chela Stadium on January 25, 2010 in Lubango, Angola. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John Obi Mikel

Nigeria’s Very own John Mikel Obi of Chelsea FC has been ranked the 5th Highest Paid Footballer earning a staggering £75,000 (₦22,660,020) per week placing him just above Demba Cissé of Senegal who earns £70,000 (₦21,149,352) on a weekly basis.

This was revealed by UK based website, in its ratings of 200 best paid footballers in the world today.

10. Alex Song (Cameroon)

Team: West Ham United F.C. (UK)
Salary: £50,000.00 (₦15,106,680) per week

9. Seydou Keita (Mali)


Team: A.S. Roma (Italy)

Salary: £55,000.00 (₦16,617,348.66) per week

8. Michael Essien (Ghana)


Team: Panathinaikos F.C. (Greece)
Salary: £60,000.00 (₦18,128,016.72) per week

7. Kolo Touré (Côte d’Ivoire)


Team: Liverpool (UK)
Salary: £65,000 (₦19,638,684.78) per week

6. Demba Cissé (Senegal)

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Team: Newcastle F.C. (UK)
Salary: £70,000 (₦21,149,352.84) per week

5. John Obi Mikel (Nigeria)

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Team: Chelsea F.C. (UK)
Salary: £75,000 (₦22,660,020) per week

4. Wilfried Bony (Côte d’Ivoire)

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Team: Manchester City (UK)
Salary: £100,000 (₦30,213,361.20) per week

3. Emmanuel Adebayor (Togo)

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Team: Free agent
Salary: £101,000 (₦30,515,494.81) per week

2. Yaya Toure (Côte d’Ivoire)

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Team: Manchester City (UK)
Salary: £220,000 (₦66,469,394.64) per week

1. Asamoah Gyan (Ghana)

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Team: Shanghai SIPG F.C. (China)
Salary: £226,923.07 (₦68,561,065.64) per week.



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  1. datz baby jet..

  2. John mikel obi. na woo waiting that mony 2 big for u

  3. The last contrate Mikel signed was £85,000 not 75

  4. John meki obi is my best African n i love his style of playin i love him , he is not pride at all

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