Top 10 Highest Paid Soccer Coaches in Africa 2022
Highest Paid Soccer Coaches in Africa 2022. 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 2022 ( 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) – Future FC
Ali Maher is an Egyptian former football striker. He is currently the head coach of Future FC.
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.
Ali Maher is an Egyptian former football striker. Maher made several appearances for the Egypt national football team, including 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification and 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification matches. He also played for Egypt at the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa where he scored a goal against Cameroon in the group stage’.
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 )
Mario Alfredo Salas Saieg earned five caps for the Chile national team, scoring no goals between 1993 and 1997.
Salas made his debut in 1993 in a friendly match against Spain in Alicante. He started his managerial career at Barnechea in 2009. In 2011, he won the Tercera División de Chile title and the promotion to Primera B. In 2012, he was appointed as head coach of the Chile U20 national team after the resignation of Fernando Carvallo.
He completed his BA in Physical education at the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso.
8. Faouzi Benzarti Salary – $36,500 (R519 000) – US Monastir
The former Tunisian footballer and coach of CS Sfaxien is currently the Head coach of US Monastir. 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.
He spent his entire career as a player at his home club US Monastir without any achievements. His training career began and was only 29 years old, making it the youngest Tunisian coach at the time. He is considered one of the most successful coaches in Tunisia. He usually uses offensive play and a high-pressure plan as he is known for his toughness in training and his excessive anger towards his players and referees.
During his managerial career, he was in charge of two national teams: the Tunisian and Libyan national football teams, he was also close to signing with the Moroccan team in 2016 before appointing Hervé Renard.
7. Ahmed Samy Salary – $38,000 (R610 000)– Smouha FC
Egyptian manager, Ahmed Samy, has been announced as Smouha SC head coach after resigning from his position as Tanta SC manager. Ahmed Samy is also on the list of the highest paid football coaches on the continent with $38,000 (R610 000) earnings per month.