Asisat Oshoala, Francisca Ordega Named in Top 5 Richest Nigerian Female Footballers

Asisat Oshoala, Francisca Ordega Named in Top 5 Richest Nigerian Female Footballers

  • Asisat Oshoala who currently plays for Spanish club Barcelona Femeni is said to have a huge net worth
  • The 26-year-old former Liverpool lady is Nigeria’s richest footballer according to a compilation by GoalBallLive
  • Francisca Ordega who recently dumped Levante UD of Spain to join Russian outfit CSKA Moscow is the second on the list

A look at Nigerian female footballers and their net worth shows Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala who has a huge net worth.

According to GoalBallLive, the 26-year-old Ikorodu-born superstar is Nigeria’s richest female footballer as she is among the best in the world.

The four-time Africa Women’s Footballer of the Year has so far played professional football for five clubs including F.C. Robo (2009-2013), River Angel (2013-2015), Liverpool ladies (2015-2016), and Arsenal ladies (2017-2017).

Asisat Oshoala N1.2bn, Francisca Ordega N864m As Top 5 Richest Nigerian Female Footballers Are Revealed
Asisat Oshoala celebrates a goal for Nigeria. Photo: Andrew Katsampes
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Last year, she showed an exotic 2019 BMW X5 worth $76,754 (about N30million) - a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six-cylinder engine, fitted with a standard all-wheel drive, the exotic ride is an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Second on the Nigerian female footballer rich list is Francisca Ordega. The 26-year-old recently completed a summer move from Spanish Primera side Levante to Russian outfit CSKA Moscow from Spanish club, Vanguard reports.

The 27-year-old spent the previous season on loan and did not get to play many games for Levante during her spell at the club.

Who are the top 5 richest Nigerian female footballers?

1. Asisat Oshoala

2. Francisca Ordega

3. Uchenna Kanu

4. Charity Adule

5. Onome Ebi

How rich is Obafemi Martins?

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Obafemi Martins remains one of Nigeria's most valuable players in the world despite parting ways with Chinese Super League club Wuhan FC earlier this year.

The 36-year-old striker spent about six months scoring one goal in 10 appearances across competitions for the Han Army before leaving them in January 2021.

In spite of the stop to his weekly earnings, the rugged attacker is still ranked fourth richest Nigerian football star with a net worth of about N12.6 billion ($35 million).

Victor Moses, Ahmed Musa, Vincent Enyeama, Victor Anichebe, Alex Iwobi, and Kelechi Iheanacho complete the list of the top 10 Nigerian richest stars.

Source: Sports Brief News

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