Top 10 Highest Paid Soccer Coaches in Africa 2021
Highest Paid Soccer Coaches in Africa 2021. African football may not have the benefits of the major financial muscle as European clubs but the progression of the game on the continent has been evident in recent years.
According to Moroccan publication LeSport 360, the best paid coaches on the African continent are from North which partly explains why the North African clubs have a strangle grip on the African club competitions.
From the list of the top six best paid coaches in Africa, only South African clubs have been able to match toe-to-toe with the North African giants.
Esteemed foreign managers like Hristo Stoichkov, Johan Neeskens, Martin Jol and Alex McCleish have been lured to Mamelodi Sundowns and the Egyptian top-flight over the past decade and the trend has continued in North Africa.
Top 10 Highest Paid Soccer Coaches in Africa 2021 ( Mosimane is 3rd)
While the giants of Egyptian football dominate the top-ten list with seven managers listed from the Presentation Premier League, the 54-year-old who’s lifted eight titles over the past seven seasons with the Tshwane giants is reportedly ranked amongst these top earners.
While the reported figures were not stipulated as before or after tax deductions, it offers a reflection of the healthy state the club’s who are regular participants in CAF football are in at the moment..
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10. Ali Maher Salary – $35,000 (R490 000) – Al Masry SC
Ali Maher is an Egyptian former football striker. He is currently the head coach of Al Masry SC.
Maher was a member in Al Ahly squad which won CAF Champions League 2001. Ali is one of the highest paid football coaches on the continent with $35,000 (R490 000) earnings per month.
9. Mario Alfredo Salas Salary – $36,000 (R510 000) – Wadi Degla
Mario Alfredo Salas is a former Chilean football midfielder and Chile U20 coach. He earned five caps for the Chile national team. Mario Alfredo Salas is the new man in charge of Wadi Degla with a salary of $36,000 (R510 000 )
8. Faouzi Benzarti Salary – $36,500 (R519 000) – Wydad AC
The former Tunisian footballer and coach of CS Sfaxien is currently the Head coach of Wydad AC. His training career began and was only 29 years old, making it the youngest Tunisian coach at the time. Benzarti was chosen as the ninth best African coach of all time. His most important achievement was reaching the final of the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup with Raja Casablanca.