Highest Paid Footballers In Kenya Premier League (KPL) and Their Salary 2022
Last updated on January 17th, 2022 at 10:46 pm
Who is Kenya’s Highest-paid Football player in KPL (KENYA PREMIER LEAGUE)
Here is the list of all the top highest paid Kenyan Footballers in the KPL as of today.
Footballers are undoubtedly among the highest paid sports players in the world.
For instance in the English Premier League (EPL), Gareth Bale who is currently the highest-paid player in the Premier League, makes a weekly salary of £600,000 which is around Ksh. 90 Million per week.
In Kenya Dennis Oliech is considered the highest paid player in Kenya Premier League (KPL).
Below is the list of the top earners in the KPL as of this year.
Since the pandemic hit Kenya, the salary of footballers in Kenya has been reduced and it is just starting to increase as the situation gets better in the country.
This means that the salaries of footballers indicated below is just an average salary of a player in Kenya (KPL).
Highest-paid Players In KPL:
1. Dennis Oliech
Oliech is one of the best football players in Kenya and one of the highest paid Kenyan players in KPL.
Dannis Oliech Average Salary: over Ksh. 300,000
2. Mousa Omar
Taking the second place as the highest paid player in Kenya Premier League is none other than Mousa Omar.
Mousa Omar Average Salary: over Ksh. 260,000
3. Jacques Tuyisenge
Jacques Tuyisenge is also one of the well paid footballers in Kenya making a huge salary in the Kenyan Premier League compare to his colleagues.
Jacques Tuyisenge Average Salary: over Ksh. 230,000
4. Wayi Yeka
Yeka is also not only one of the highest paid kpl player but also one of the best football player we have in Kenya.
Wayi Yeka Average Salary: over Ksh. 200,000
5. Shafik Batambuze
Ugandan national, Shafik Batambuze who plays for Gor Mahia as a midfielder is among the top earners in the Kenyan Premier League.
Shafik Batambuze Average Salary: over Ksh. 180,000
6. Harun Shakava
In the KPL as of this year, Harun Shakava is currently the sixth highest paid star making over one hundred and fourty thousand Kenyan shillings.
Harun Shakava Average Salary: over Ksh. 148,000
7. Francis Kahata
Francis Kahata is also one of the highest earners of KPL today.
Francis Kahata Average Salary: over Ksh 140,000
8. Wyvonne Isuza
Taking the number eight position in our list of the top highest paid Kenyan Footballers in Kenya Premier League is Isuza.
Wyvonne Isuza Average Salary: over Ksh. 135,000
9. Peter Manyika
Peter Manyika who is a dedicated football player in the country is also on the top ten list of the highest paid kpl players.
Peter Manyika Average Salary: over Ksh. 131,000
Eric Ndayisimiye is the 10th Highest-paid football player in Kenya with respect to kpl salary scales.
Eric Ndayisimiye Average Salary: over Ksh. 120,000
The Kenyan Premier League (KPL), officially known as the FKF Premier League pays its players a reasonable amount of money.
Those are currently the highest paid players in the Kenyan Premier League as of this current season.