Highest paid players at Afcon and their salaries per week

African cup of nations is currently witnessing some of the best paid football players at the tournament.Although,most of them have been eliminated from the tournament, it is important to look at their salaries per week.According to their club’s websites, I compiled some of the best paid African players who featured in the tournament this year.

Riyadh Mahrez.

The Algerian failed to help his side continue in the tournament after they were eliminated in the group stages of the competition.Mahrez takes home a whopping £860,000 per week at his Saudi Arabian side Al Ahly.He is the best paid African player at the moment.


Sadio Mane

Mane provided an assist for Diallo to open the scoring for Senegal against Ivory Coast but that was not enough as they were eliminated from the tournament through penalty shootouts.Mane takes home a whopping £657,000 at Al Nasri in Saudi Arabia per week.

Some other players taking huge amounts of money per week include Kalidou Koulibaly who takes home a whopping £570,000 per week,Mohamed Salah takes home £330,000 per week at Liverpool FC, Secko Fofana takes £250,000 per week,Hakimi takes home a cool £250,000,Frank Kessie takes home £240,000,Osimhein takes £211,000 at Napoli,Inaki Williams takes £187,000 while Edourd Mendy takes home a whopping £181,000.

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