Bukambu's £65 million ($91 million) transfer from Villareal Chinese super league side Beijing Guoan in 2018 made him the most expensive African player in football history.
His price tag was accompanied by huge salary of £307,000 per week making the highest paid African.
Here is the countdown for the highest paid African football players.
1) Bukambu Cedric - £307,000.
2) odion ighalo - £300,000.
The thirty years old Nigerian joined Manchester United on the transfer deadline day on loan from Shanghai Shenhua.
3) Mohammed Salah - £200,000.
He has been one of the best players world-wide in recent times.
4) Riyad Mahrez - £200,000.
He joined Manchester city last year Summer from Leicester city signing 5years contract.
5) Pierre Emrick Aubameyang - £198,000.
After 5years at Dortmund he left them for arsenal and signed 3years deal flr arsenal.
6) Sadio Mane - £150,000.
The best player of the continent at the moment. He recently extended his contract with Liverpool.
7) Nicolas Pepe - £150,000.
8) John Mikel Obi - £130,000.
He is no longer a stranger to the list of highest paid African footballer. He joined trabzonspor from Middlesbrough last year.
9) Wilfred Zaha - £130,000.
He has been an important player for Crysta palace since returning to the club from Manchester United and recently signed long term contract.
10) Naby Keita - £120,000.
After a stellar first season with Leipzig he signed a contract with Liverpool.
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