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|