Football is among the best and most watched sport in the world and Africa too can boast of some great footballers who are ranked among the best in the world currently.
Ghana has over the years produced some great and quality players who have compete on the world front in achieving many awards and laurels among other great competitors.
Due to its worldwide coverage and great football loving fans,it has attract great investors and sponsors in its various leagues to cater for the administration of these clubs/teams.
Football can boast of great personalities, legends, managers, coaches, sports analysts, referees and other prominent people who have once graced the beautiful game.
Today we take a look at how some of Ghana’s great footballers are earning in their clubs and also their sponsorship deals and other endorsements.
#10. Ebenezer Afriyie Acquah
Former Fc Parma midfielder who now plays for Italian club Torino is one of the richest and young billionaires in Ghana currently where he earns $561,000 on salary basis. Afriyie Acquah is now Ghana’s most promising footballer together with Christian Atsu who won the player of the tournament at the 2015 AFCON which was held at equitorial guinea.
His impressive display and exploits at the 2015 AFCON helped the black stars of Ghana to reach the finals of the tournament where they lost to the elephants of La cote d’voire on penalties.
#9 John Boye
Salary : $ 600,000
Net Worth : $ 5.1 Million
Age : 23rd April 1987 (28 years)
John Boye is a Ghanaian international professional footballer who plays as a defender for Turkish club Sivasspor.
The Ghanaian defender who came under huge criticism during the 2014 world cup held at Brazil is the 9th richest footballer in Ghana now.
He earns a whooping $600,000 monthly from his Turkish club Kayseri Erciyesspor.
#1. Asamoah Gyan
Black stars captain and Shanghai SIPG attacker is the richest footballer in Ghana at the moment, he earns $315,000 after tax from his club and also with other sponsorship deals and endorsements from huge firms around the world.
It was reported recently that black stars captain Asamoah Gyan has bought a private jet but it seems it turned out to be a rumour because we are still waiting for the final confirmation from the forward.