Highest Paid Footballers at Mamelodi Sundowns
8. Peter Shalulile Monthly Salary- R400,000 Rands
Peter Shalulile is living comfortable off the sweat and tears of playing football. His salary at Mamelodi Sundowns is currently pegged at R400 000. As of 2022, Peter Shalulile has a net worth of US$300 000.
Peter Shalulile is a product of Tura Magic Football Club in Namibia, an organization that he joined when they were competing in the NFA Khomas second division and assisted them in gaining promotion to the NFA Khomas first division in the 2011/2012 season. It took him a while to make his way up from the U-20 to the Senior Namibian National Soccer Team, but he did so by scoring crucial goals on the way to the team’s first-ever trophy, the COSAFA Cup in 2015.
After an outstanding performance at the COSAFA Cup in 2015, he joined Highlands Park, who was playing in the South African second division at the time. He was instrumental in the club’s promotion to the top division. Highlands Park were promoted to the top division of South African football as a result of his two crucial goals in the Playoff match against Mbombela at the Makhulong Stadium on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
His dedication in attack and defense, as well as his ability to link up with his teammates, demonstrate exactly why Sundowns signed him. He is currently reliant on his salary from Mamelodi Sundowns FC and paid guest appearances.
7. Gaston Sirino Monthly Salary – R400,000 Rands
Gaston Leandro Sirino Rodrguez is a technically gifted forward who is capable of playing in any forward position. He is best known for his appearances out wide and cutting in on either his right or left foot for his current club Mamelodi Sundowns, but he also plays in the center of the field for the club.
Gastón Sirino made his debut in the South African Premier League in 2018 and has since established himself as a regular in the Brazilians’ first squad.
6. Thapelo Morena Monthly Salary – R400,000 Rands
Mamelodi sundowns most expensive player Thapelo Morena shares the same amount Gaston Sirino with at R400,000.
5. Kennedy Mweene Salary – R420,000 Rands
Kennedy Mweene, who was known for his penalty-saving and penalty-taking abilities, was undoubtedly one of Africa’s best goalkeepers, winning the PSL Goalkeeper of the Season title (best player in South Africa’s premier division) in the 2008-09 season. He was wanted by all of South Africa’s top spending clubs, but he stayed with the Free State Stars until the end of the 2012-13 season. He signed a three-year contract with Mamelodi Sundowns on June 27, 2013.
He has saved every penalty he has been confronted with while playing for Zambia since being defeated from the spot by Samuel Eto’o at the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations. Since his debut in 2004, he has been Zambia’s first-choice goalkeeper, and he has competed in the 2006 African Nations Cup, 2008 African Nations Cup, 2010 African Nations Cup, and 2012 African Nations Cup.
Mweene kept a clean sheet in the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Final on February 12, 2012, and stopped one penalty kick (as well as successfully converting his own) in the penalty shootout that decided the game, which Zambia finally won. He was named the tournament’s best goalkeeper.
Kennedy Mweene has been consistent with excellent goal keeping for 17 years. He has gradually solidified his position as one of Africa’s best goalkeepers. Kennedy Mweene’s current salary at Mamelodi Sundowns, is pegged at R420 000 per month.