Kenyan football has been growing over the years and this has seen some of the best players in the world stage share the field with our players.
The Kenyan football players are also paid high amounts of money to play in the leagues that they are currently shining in.
These players were or are paid well for their contributions to the clubs that they play(ed) for.
Here are the top four most expensive transfers in the history of Kenyan players:
MacDonald Mariga to Inter Milan
The Kenyan midfielder moved from Italian Parma side to Inter Milan on the 1st of February in 2010 and won a UEFA Champions League medal with the team.
His transfer fee to the Italian giants was 10 million euros which is equivalent to 1.29 billion Kenya Shillings.
Dennis Oliech to FC Nantes
Dennis 'The Menace' Oliech moved from Al Arabi to French side FC Nantes on the 1st of January 2006 in one of the most talked about transfers in Kenyan history.
He moved to FC Nantes on record transfer fee at the time of 2.7 million euros which is equivalent to 348 million Kenya shillings.
Picture courtesy. Dennis Oliech.
Michael Olunga to Al Duhail
On the 12th of January in 2021, Michael Olunga moved from Kashiwa Reysol.in Japan to Qatar based Al Duhail FC.
Michael Olunga's move was reported to be worth about 6 million euros which is the equivalent of 774 million Kenya shillings.
Victor Wanyama to Tottenham Hotspurs
Victor Wanyama moved to Tottenham Hotspurs from English Premier League side Southampton on the 1st of July 2016.
The move was reported to be worth a whopping 14.4 million euros which is the equivalent of 1.8 billion Kenyan shillings.
Victor Wanyama. Picture courtesy.
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