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Checkout The 5 Highest Paid Nigerian Players And The Amount They Earn In Naira (Photos)

5. Alex Iwobi

Iwobi is one of the most prominent Nigerian players, he was born and brought up in Lagos state. He made his debut back in 2015, with the Gunners and then moved to Everton in 2019, after an amazing performance at Arsenal.

He is also very active at the international level, he has made over 48 appearances for the Super Eagles and has scored 9 goals. He is one of the best players in the country right now.

Iwobi is paid £50,000 on a weekly basis, which is approximately N27.5 Million.

4. Mikel John Obi

Mikel Obi is no doubt one of Nigerians greatest footballers, the talented Midfielder has made appearances for Chelsea, LYN, and stroke City.

He performed as a Captain for the Super Eagles, and lead the team to win the African cup of Nations cup in 2013.

He joined Kuwait SC in 2021 but was recently laid off for unknown reasons. But while he was at the club, he earned; £60,000 every week which is approximately N33.06 million.

3. Kelechi Iheanacho

Number 3 on this list is the Nigerian forwarder Kelechi Iheanacho. He is very prominent in European football, he started at Manchester City, after graduating from the club's Academy. He is currently playing for Leicester City and is incredibly good.

On international level, Iheanacho is also a pro, he has made 37 appearances for the Super Eagles and has scored 11 goals. His current weekly salary is also £60,000, which is N33.06 million.

2. Wilfred Ndidi

Wilfred Ndidi is another talented Nigerian player, he made his professional debut back in 2015, and joined his current club; Leicester City in 2017.

He plays as a defensive midfielder and is one of the best players in the continent right now. Ndidi is also one of the highest earners in the business. He earns £75,000 on a weekly basis, which is approximately N41.35 million.

1. Victor Osimhen

Number one on this list is the popular Victor Osimhen, he currently plays as a striker for Napoli and also the Super Eagles.

He is very talented, and his presence has taken the Serie A club's performance to the roofs. It is no surprise that he is the highest Football earner in the country. He collects a whooping £110,000 per week, which is N60.66 million.

Source: Pawa9ja, Sportskedda, Wikipedia records

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