Rivers United goalkeeper, Theophilus Afelokhai, is the highest paid player in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) this season.
The Edo-born player reportedly takes home a whooping sum of N1.1 million as salary at the Garden City side.
Also, Rivers United’s Ifeanyi Anaemena takes home N0.9 million to become the second highest earner.
Others in the roll-call of highest paid players are:
Godwin Aguda – N0.8 (Rivers United)
Rabiu Ali – N0.8m (Kano Pillars)
Mfon Udoh – N0.8m (Akwa United)
Ndifreke Effiong – N0.8m (Akwa United)
Ibrahim Mustapha – N0.7m (Plateau United)
Cyril Olisema – N0.7m (Enyimba)
Tosin Omoyele – N0.7m (Enyimba)
Austin Oladapo – N0.7m (Enyimba)