Top 10 DStv Premiership Superstars With the Biggest Market Value Increase

Top 10 DStv Premiership Superstars With the Biggest Market Value Increase

Byron Pillay
May 31, 2023 at 3:11 PM
  • Monnapule Saleng helped Orlando Pirates win two trophies this season and saw his value increase
  • Khanyisa Mayo scored 12 goals in the DStv Premiership and tied with Peter Shalulile for the Golden Boot
  • Teboho Mokoena reached the €2 million valuation mark after his performances for Mamelodi Sundowns

With the 2022/23 South African football season officially done, all eyes turn to 2023/24.

Following impressive performances for their respective clubs, many players will enter the new season with much higher values.

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Monnapule Saleng has seen his market value increase dramatically following his brilliant season for Orlando Pirates. Image: @RealTshemedi
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Sports Brief looks at the ten players who witnessed the biggest market value increases, per Transfermarkt.

The top three are:

Monnapule Saleng tops the list

The biggest climber of the past season was Orlando Pirates' star, Monnapule Saleng.

Saleng was instrumental in helping the Buccaneers win the Nedbank Cup and MTN8. Saleng grabbed 15 goals in 30 appearances for the Sea Robbers and notched up 11 assists.

Mayo becomes hot property

Cape Town City’s Khanyisa Mayo has also seen his value increase thanks to impressive performances in the past season.

Mayo scored 12 goals in the DStv Premiership and shared the Lesley Manyathela Golden Boot award with Peter Shalulile. As noted by the Citizen, Mayo recently extended his contract with City, ruining any hopes for Kaizer Chiefs and Sundowns, who were monitoring his situation.

Mokoena reaches €2 million mark

Mamelodi Sundowns’ Teboho Mokoena has seen his market value shoot above the €2 million mark.

He now joins two fellow Sundowns stars who are valued above €2 million. As noted by News24, Mokoena also won the Footballer of the Season and the Midfielder of the Season trophies at the recent PSL Awards.

The top ten players with the biggest market value increases are:




Market Value

Monnapule Saleng

Orlando Pirates

€750 000

€1.2 million

Khanyisa Mayo

Cape Town City

€550 000

€1 million

Teboho Mokoena

Mamelodi Sundowns

€400 000

€2 million

Given Msimango

TS Galaxy

€400 000

€900 000

Etiosa Ighodaro

Chippa United

€400 000

€650 000

Neo Maema

Mamelodi Sundowns

€350 000

€1.2 million

Iqraam Rayners

Stellenbosch FC

€350 000

€1.1 million

Olwethu Makhanya

Stellenbosch FC

€350 000

€450 000

Khuliso Mudau

Mamelodi Sundowns

€300 000

€1.1 million

Ashley du Preez

Kaizer Chiefs

€300 000

€1.0 million

Mokoena and Saleng win big

The best footballers, coaches, and officials in South Africa were honoured after another incredible season, Sports Brief also reported.

With the Nedbank Cup final officially ending the season, the Premier Soccer League Awards were held to crown the best of the best.

Monnapule Saleng and Teboho Mokoena won big at the event, taking home two of the biggest prizes.

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