Who is the lowest paid player in the NPFL?

Who is the lowest paid player in the NPFL?
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Nigerian football fans want to know who the highest and lowest paid player in the NPFL is and how much they earn monthly.

It is known across the football world that footballers are wealthy as a result of the lucrative contracts they sign for their clubs.

NPFL players are not exempted from the big-money negotiations agents reach with clubs who indicate interest in their clients.

In this article, we'll get to know the highest-earning footballers currently in the Nigerian domestic league as well as the lowest-paid players.

Who is the lowest paid player in the NPFL?

Quite frankly, it is challenging to pinpoint the lowest-paid player in the NPFL because footballers starting their professional careers in Nigeria rarely disclose how much they earn. There is insufficient information on the salaries of Enyimba, Bendel Insurance, and players from other NPFL clubs.

NPFL players salary

Salaries of Nigerian league players vary depending on the footballer's experience, stats, and the teams' financial capabilities.

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Generally, new professional players earn significantly less than their seasoned counterparts.

The big teams also tend to pay players in their books more than teams that still struggle financially.

However, the salary range of NPFL players is between ₦100k – ₦1 million.

Top 10 highest-paid players in the NPFL

The top earners in the Nigerian league are all seasoned players who have plied their trade in the domestic front for many years.

These players receive handsome payments from their clubs as negotiated during the transfer period.

Below, you will discover the top 10 highest-paid players in the NPFL today:

  • Godwin Obaje – ₦1 million
  • Ifeanyi Anaemena – ₦900k
  • Gambo Mohammed – ₦850k
  • Nyima Nwagua – ₦750k
  • Namso Edo – ₦700k
  • Tosin Omoyele – ₦700k
  • Cyril Olisemah – ₦700
  • Austin Oladapo – ₦700k
  • Ikechukwu Ezenwa – ₦600k
  • Anthony Okpotu – ₦400k

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 months ago