Most Expensive Goalkeepers in South Africa 2022
Most Expensive Goalkeepers in South Africa. Goalkeepers from the rainbow nation are always on the spot for their tact, regular transfers, and market value trends. Most of these soccer stars stand out with good paychecks. Other than having rare and competitive skills, the amount that highest-paid PSL goalkeepers earn also depends on their market value, and how rich the club they play for is, among other determinants.
The Premier Soccer League houses the National First Division and the South African Premier Division (Absa Premiership). These two bodies comprise the pride of local sports at a national level and beyond. As a result, many lead PSL players and goalkeepers are at the heights of their careers and are worth millions. The latest PSL goalkeepers stats prove that the country is excelling in the soccer sports category.
Top 10 Most Expensive Goalkeepers in South Africa 2022.
Putting much effort is the only way of becoming the Most Expensive Goalkeepers in South Africa. While the times are favourable to some, others have lost their places altogether. For instance, South African’s favourite goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune, dropped from his uppermost rank. Here is how various soccer icons rank when it comes to the Top 10 Most Expensive Goalkeepers in South Africa.
10. Siyabonga Mbatha (€325Th.)
The skilful Mbatha has been playing with AmaZulu FC since July 8th, 2017. The 31 years old was set to leave the team on June 30th, 2020, upon the expiry of his contract. Richards Bay, FC Cape Town, Warriors, Bloemfontein, and Golden Arrows are part of Mbatha’s goalkeeping career record. His highest MV was €450Th. on June 26th, 2019.
9. Elvis Chipezeze (€350Th.)
Elvis comes from Zimbabwe. He was born on March 11th, 1990, making him 30 years of age presently. He is currently a player at the famous Baroka F.C, which he joined on July 1st, 2018. He will be terminating his contract on June 30th, 2021. Elvis formerly played with Chicken Inn FC, and his highest MV was €450Th. on February 14th, 2020.
8. Joris Delle (€400Th.)
The popular Joris is a France citizen now playing in South African’s Orlando Pirates F.C. The 30-year-old GK, born on March 29th, 1990, joined Orlando on July 1ST, 2019. His contract will expire on June 30th, 2022. Joris recently played for Feyenoord before earning a place in the Orlando Pirates team.
7. George Chigova (€450Th.)
Chigova comes from Zimbabwe and is one of those under 30 in the top ten PSL goalkeepers category. He was born on March 4th, 1991, and rose to active sports in 2010. He has previously played with Aces Youth Socce, Gunners Harare, Dynamos FC, and now SuperSport Utd since July 13th, 2015. His highest MV was €550Th. on June 26th, 2019.
6. Peter Leeuwenburgh (€450Th.)
Leeuwenburgh comes from the Netherlands and now plays for the famous Cape Town City F.C. Born on March 23rd, 1994, Peter is now one of the top PSL goalkeepers at only 26 years of age. He first joined the club on July 26th, 2018, and his contract will be expiring on June 30, 2021.
5. Daniel Akpeyi (€600Th.)
His highest MV was €750Th. on February 14th, 2020. The Nigerian professional GK joined Kaizer Chiefs F.C. on January 31st, 2019, and is set to leave on June 30th, 2022. Daniel recently celebrated his 34th birthday on August 3rd. He has previously played with Chippa United, Warri Wolves FC, FC Heartland, Nasarawa United, Gabros International FC, and Gabros Int. U19 since 2006.
4. Denis Onyango (€800Th.)
Onyango’s highest MV was €1.00m on June 2nd, 2018. The Ugandan born Onyango has his second citizenship in South Africa. The 35-year-old currently plays for Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. He has previously played in several clubs, among them Bidvest Wits FC, Black Aces, and SuperSport Utd. He was the PSLGK of the year in the 2015/16 season.
3. Itumeleng Khune (€800Th.)
The South African soccer professional was born on January 20th, 1987, making him 33 years old. Khune has been playing with Kaizer Chiefs F.C. for more than 15 years now.
2. Richard Ofori (€850Th.)
Richard previously played for Wa All Stars F.C in Ghana and also Maritzburg United F.C. and is now a valuable GK at Orlando Pirates FC. His highest MV was €950Th. on February 14th, 2020. The Ghanaian Ofori joined Orlando Pirates FC in 2020, and his contract will be expiring in the coming years. Born on November 1st, 1993, Ofori is now enjoying the prime of his carrier being one of the best PSL goalkeepers around.
1. Ronwen Hayden Williams (€950Th.)
The right-legged 28-year-old Ronwen is the best goalkeeper in PSL and apparently the most valuable in the country with €950Th. His highest market value was €1.20m on February 14th, 2020. He has been playing for SuperSport United F.C. since 2011 and still has some more years in the club ahead of his 2023 contract expiry.
Ronwen is an icon ahead of others, considering he has a PSL goalkeepers clean sheet of 11 from 24 matches this season. Furthermore, Ronwen is the most recent GK among PSL goalkeepers of the year, making him the best goalkeeper in South Africa.
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- Most Expensive Goalkeepers in South Africa 2022
- 10. Siyabonga Mbatha (€325Th.)
- 9. Elvis Chipezeze (€350Th.)
- 8. Joris Delle (€400Th.)
- 7. George Chigova (€450Th.)
- 6. Peter Leeuwenburgh (€450Th.)
- 5. Daniel Akpeyi (€600Th.)
- 4. Denis Onyango (€800Th.)
- 3. Itumeleng Khune (€800Th.)
- 2. Richard Ofori (€850Th.)
- 1. Ronwen Hayden Williams (€950Th.)
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