Top 10 Highest Paid African Footballers 2015 (Mikel Obi is 5th, Guess #1)

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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, Thekingmaker.me 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

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9. Seydou Keita (Mali)

Team: A.S. Roma (Italy)
Salary: £55,000.00 (₦16,617,348.66) per week

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8. Michael Essien (Ghana)

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

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7. Kolo Touré (Côte d’Ivoire)

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

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6. Demba Cissé (Senegal)

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

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5. John Obi Mikel (Nigeria)

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

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4. Wilfried Bony (Côte d’Ivoire)

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

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3. Emmanuel Adebayor (Togo)

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

2. Yaya Toure (Côte d’Ivoire)

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

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1. Asamoah Gyan (Ghana)

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

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