In English Premier League, the highest paid player is Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United, he earns approximates Ksh.120 million per month
In Spain’s La Liga, Lionel Messi top the payment slip with a whooping Ksh. 148 million while Cristiano Ronald0 takes home Ksh. 250 million
In Kenya, Harambee Stars captain pockets Ksh. 31 million per month at Tottenham Hotspurs while second Kenyan playing in Japanese League Michael Olunga takes home a rough figure of Ksh. 12 million
Back at Kenya’s top league, Kenya Premier League aka Sportpesa Premier League, things are very different.
Kenyan’s football stars are struggling to earn a better life in football, here are some of the top paid Kenyan footballers in KPL
1.Dennis Oliech- Ksh. 350K
Oliech who plays for Gor Mahia FC joined the club on free agent after a two year spell in retirement
The former Nantes striker now earns Ksh.350,000 per month.
2.Mousa Omar- Ksh.350K
The Burundian defender who plays for Sofapaka takes home Ksh.350,000.
The club known for their business mind, shocking made Omar earn such a figure which took him top of the slip before Oliech came in.
3.Jacques Tuyisenge- Ksh. 250K
Since the exit of Meddie Kagere from Gor Mahia, the Ugandan has shown the reason why he needs to be paid Ksh.250,000.
The Gor Mahia player is part of Gor’s huge wage bill of 6 million per month.
4.Wayi Yeka- Ksh.150K
The former Alliace FC from Tanzania keeper joined AFC Leopards taking him to the 4th top most paid player.
According to his deal, he takes home Ksh.150,000 every month.
5. Shafik Batambuze- Ksh.150K
The Ugandan national who plays for Gor Mahia as a midfielder is the 5th on the salary ranks
Batambuze takes to Uganda a cool Ksh.150,000 proving to be a good replacement to Brian Walusimbi
6.Harun Shakava- Ksh.150K
Gor Mahia’s captain, has a good reason for the top champions to gift him with a salary of Ksh.150,000.
In the club, he is just behind Oliech and Tuyisenge
7.Francis Kahata- Ksh.150K
His contract is coming to an end in 2019, despite having forced an exit in 2018.
Currently costs Ksh.150,000 every month on Gor Mahia’s 6 million monthly wage bill
8.Wyvonne Isuza- Ksh.150K
He earns Ksh.150,000. He is one of the most creative strikers in Kenya playing for AFC Leopards
9.Peter Manyika- 150K
The Tanzanian national plays for KCB at a salary of Ksh.150,000 per month
10.Eric Ndayisimiye- Ksh.150,000