Cameroon football legend Samuel Eto’o is the richest African player according to just released figures. According to French publication, Footendfirect, the former Barcelona and Chelsea striker is worth a whopping $202m.

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Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure is second on the list with a net worth of $170m while his compatriot, Didier Drogba is third with $155m.

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Despite retiring in 2008, former Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha is number four on the Africa’s richest list.

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The former Nigeria international who is now the Chairman of the Delta State Football Association is worth $150m. Another former Nigeria international Kanu Nwankwo round the top five with a networth of $100m.

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Ghana international midfielder, Michael Essien is sixth on the list with $70m while Togolese striker Emmanuel Adebayor is seventh with a networth of $57m.

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In eights position is Chelsea and Nigerian midfielder John Obi Mikel with a networth of $50m while Ivory Coast veteran defender Kolo Toure is next with $43m.

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In 10th position is Ghana international midfielder Sulley Muntari who is worth $40m.

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Check out the full list below:

1. Samuel Eto’o/Antalyaspor : $202m

2. Yaya Touré/Manchester City : $170m

3. Didier Drogba/Montreal : $155m

4. Jay-Jay Okocha : $150m

5. Nwankwo Kanu : $100m

6. Michaël Essien/Panathinaïkos : $70m

7. Emmanuel Adebayor/Libre : $57m

8. Obi Mikel/Chelsea : $50m

9. Kolo Touré/Liverpool : $43m

10. Sulley Muntari/Al-Ittihad : $40m

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