Percy Tau Tops List of Highest Paid African Based Footballers With US$100,000 Monthly Salary

Percy Tau Tops List of Highest Paid African Based Footballers With US$100,000 Monthly Salary

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:13 PM

South African professional footballer Percy Tau and Tunisia international Ali Maâloul who are both playing for Al Ahly in Egypt have reportedly emerged as the highest paid players in Africa.

Football everywhere in the world has turned to real business as the money involved in the round leather game is huge most especially for the players who are the major characters.

The dreams of many African players who are plying their trades on the continent is for them to one day move to Europe where their is fortune.

Percy Tau, Ali Maâloul, Ah Ahly, African players, highest paid
Percy Tau tops list of highest paid African based footballers with US$100,000 monthly salary. Photo by Adam Haneen
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For example, the Premier League is rated as one of the best in the world in which many players who are playing in England are living large with expensive cars, mansions and properties.

According to the stats spotted on social media, Percy Tau and Ali Maaloul are both not thinking about leaving Africa as they are well being paid in Egypt.

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Interestingly, Al Ahly is one of the richest and strongest football teams in Africa.

See the stats below

Meanwhile, Percy Tau began his footballing career with Premier Soccer League side Mamelodi Sundowns where he made 100 appearances either side of a loan to Witbank Spurs.

Ali Maâloul on the other hand started his career with hometown club CS Sfaxien and became their captain from the 2014–15 season.

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