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Top 5 Highest Paid Kenyan Footballers in USA League

In Kenya, football is not the most reknown sports. When it comes to sports Kenya is mostly known for athletics. The FKF is the federation responsible for football in the country and it is doing a terrible job. This leaves talented individuals with no option but consider moving abroad where their talents will be recognized and appreciated. Some of the local footballers currently play in the United States of America. The most popular League over there is called the MSL and it pays very well.

Here is a list of some Kenyans earning good amount of money playing abroad.

1. Victor Wanyama.

The former Harambee stars captain is now a CF Montreal player. He captain's the squad after he was given the captain arm's band for this season. earns a monthly salary of about Ksh22 million.  Wanyama’s annual salary according to the MLS Players Association is Ksh266,640,000 when his annual guaranteed compensation are added it rises to Ksh343,484,000.

2. Philip Mayaka

Philip Mayaka was with the Harambee Stars squad for the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The Kenyan based player earns a monthly income of Ksh751,820 abroad. Mayaka plays for Colorado Rapids but on loan to Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC. earns an annual salary of Ksh9,021,850 and an annual guaranteed salary of Ksh10,463,129.

3. Handwalla Bwana

Handwalla Bwana plays in forward position for Nashville SC since October 21, 2020. He earns a monthly salary of Ksh789,414. His annual salary amounts to Ksh9,472,971.

4. Nabilai Kibunguchy

Nabilai Kibunguchy plays for Minnesota United and he earns a monthly salary of Ksh587,104. The Kenyan receives about Ksh7,045,303 annually for his services.

It would be very hard, actually impossible for this players to get such amount of money playing for local Kenyan clubs.

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