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Baraza highest earner in KPL

The country’s top flight football competition – the Kenyan Premier League – continues to attract consistent support from various stakeholders including fanatics and the corporate world.

The league’s ever increasing popularity is largely due to the beaming of a sizeable number of league matches throughout the continent, courtesy of Pay-Tv channel SuperSport.

With this initiative, a majority of the players have become instant celebrities and idols of many a football fan across the country.

Which begs the question. How much are these players worth? Here is a sample of the top five highest earning players.

The highest paid players are  attached to the most popular teams.

However, these figures don’t include training allowances and match-winning bonuses which average about Sh25,000.

Name Position Club Age Former club Monthly Salary
Mike Baraza Striker AFC Leopards 34 Ulinzi Stars Sh85,000
Allan Wanga Striker AFC Leopards  26 Sofapaka Sh80,000
Dan Sserunkuma Striker Gor Mahia 25 City Stars Sh75,000
Paul Mungai Striker Gor Mahia 21 KCB Sh70,000
Paul Were Midfielder Tusker FC 22 AFC Leopards SC Sh70,000