Reading FC forward and former Super Eagles player, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has been named the highest paid Nigerian football. Occupying the second spot in the latest Nigerian footballers’ earners list is Levante’s Kalu Uche. They both earn over $2.5 million each year.

Highest earning Nigerian footballers


(1) Yakubu Aiyegbeni

(2) Kalu Uche

(3) Mikel Obi

(4) Obafemi Martins

(5) Emmanuel Emenike

(6) Brown Ideye