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Richest Footballers in Nigeria

Richest Footballers in Nigeria

The following is a list of Richest Footballers in Nigeria.

John Mikel Obi

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The Nigerian midfielder is the highest paid soccer player from Nigeria. He makes $110,000 a week (Annual salary: $5,800,000). He started off his career with Plateau United, a Nigerian club, before stints with Ajax Cape Town in South Africa and Norwegian side Lynn Oslo. Endorsement deals include Pepsi and Samsung. Chelsea is his current club.

Richest Footballers in Nigeria

Richest Footballers in Nigeria

Austin Jay Jay Okocha – Net Worth: $150 Million

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Jay Jay Okocha is one of Africa finest player to have ever graced the world of Football mesmerize players with his step overs, skill and technique. Okocha has a football career of over 20 years in top teams in Germany, Turkey, England and oil rich Qatar.

He retired in 2006 after failing to help Nigeria qualify for the world cup, Okocha is a businessman in Nigeria, in fact, he is one of the biggest business mogul in Nigeria with a relaxation spot called ‘CLUB 10′ and he also owns merchandise named ‘Jay Jay Okocha Group West Africa Limited’ that is into property development, road construction, sales and distribution of electronics, and soccer players’ management. His total net worth is set at $150 Million.

Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins – Net Worth: $35 Million

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Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins is a Nigerian born player that played for Nigeria national team from 2004 t0 2013. He has played for many football clubs in Europe before joining United States major league soccer, Seattle Sounders in 2013

Obafemi Martins is one of the highest paid player in United States Major League Soccer, with an annual salary of $2,400,000.00. Obafemi has acquired lot of properties, investments and luxurious cars worth millions of dollars over the years, his total net worth is $35 million

Yakubu Aiyegbeni – Net Worth: $14.5million

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Yakubu started his football career in Nigeria with Julius Berger FC in Lagos after which he joined Maccabi Haifa of Israel. After a brief stint with the Israeli club Yak as he’s popularly called in the English league played for Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton and Blackburn Rovers before he moved to a Chinese club where he earned £5,040,000 yearly, Guangzhou R&F on a free transfer where he pocketed $100,000 a week. These put together made him one of the richest African footballers.

Yakubu Aiyegbeni is now playing for a football club in Turkey where he is still earning big, he has acquired properties, cars and investments worth millions of naira over the years that his total net worth is estimated to be $12 million.

Nwankwo Kanu

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Kanu is a legendary player, though he is now retired. He played for the Nigerian National team for 16 years from 1994 to 2010. He owns top-level hotels and night clubs in Victoria Island. He has also invested in bottle water company and he runs a charity organisation, the Kanu Heart Foundation.

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