7 richest African footballers

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7. Emmanuel Adebayor

Club: Crystal Palace

Net Worth: $57 Million (2015)

The Togolese International played for Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspurs and Crystal Palace in English Premier League.

6. Michael Essien

Club: Panathinaikos

Net Worth: $70 Million (2015)

Former Ghana International Michael Essien is a respected legend at English Premier League Chelsea.

He enjoyed his best football at Stamford Bridge.

5. Nwankwo Kanu

Net Worth: $100 Million (2015)

Pay TV Star Times African Ambassador Nwankwo Kanu is certainly a celebrated legend in Africa.

He played for a number of big clubs in Europe namely Arsenal, Portsmouth, Ajax, and InterMilan.

4. Jay-Jay Okocha

Net Worth: $150 Million (2015)

Jay-Jay Okocha is regarded by many who watched him play as the ‘African Lionel Messi’.

He had skills, trickery, confidence, and technique.

3. Didier Drogba

Club: Montreal

Net Worth: $155 Million

Former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba dominated African football in the last decade together with Samuel Etoo of Cameroon.

The former Chelsea striker won all trophies available in club level.

2. Yaya Touré

Club: Manchester City

Net Worth: $170 Million

He was the Ivory Coast Captain .

He has won everything available in football at Club level with his current team Manchester City and Barcelona before that.

1. Samuel Eto’o

Club: Antalyaspor

Net Worth: $202 Million

He has won all trophies available for club and country except the World Cup.

He has played in England, Spain, Italy, Russia and now Turkey.

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