BBC African footballer of the year 2015, Ivorian and Manchester city player, Yaya Toure has secured himself in the second position, the newly named coach of the Turkish professional football club, Antalyaspor, Samuel Eto’o takes up the first position with $202 million.
Mikel Obi is reportedly among the current best paid African footballers earning about £75,000 per week at Chelsea FC and now his networth is $50 million listed in the 8th position.Follow @newslexpoint
Below is the full list of the top ten richest African footballers 2015.
1. Samuel Eto’o ( player manager at Antalyaspor ) – $202 millions
2. Yaya Touré ( Manchester City ) – $170 millions
3. Didier Drogba ( Montreal ) – $155 millions
4. Jay-Jay Okocha ( Retired ) – $150 millions
5. Nwankwo Kanu ( Retired ) – $100 millions
6. Michaël Essien ( Panathinaïkos ) – $70 millions
7. Emmanuel Adebayor ( Libre ) – $57 millions
8. Obi Mikel ( Chelsea ) – $50 millions
9. Kolo Touré ( Liverpool ) – $43 millions
10. Sulley Muntari ( Al-Ittihad ) – $40 millions
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