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World Cup 2018: Here are the Salaries of the 5 African Team Coaches

The salaries of coaches in African countries are rising like the emoluments practiced in the world of football. However, they remain well below those of their Western counterparts.

To find out, no coach in Africa is part of the Top 20 highest paid coaches in the world. And if we must lend ourselves to the exercise to compare nothing but the salaries of coaches of the 32 countries engaged for the Russian world, there too, the countries of the CAF zone are at the bottom of the ranking. For the managers of the nations that will represent the African continent in Russia, the monthly salaries range between 9 and 50 million FCFA.

Based on the information available, here are the salaries of the coaches of the 5 African nations of the 2018 World Cup.

Hervé Renard (Morocco)
With a contract valid until 2022, French is leading the highest paid coaches of African countries engaged in the Russian world. The national coach of Morocco, according to Le360 Sport, would receive 48 million CFA francs per month (excluding bonuses).


Gernot Rohr (Nigeria)
In the wake of the Super Eagles qualifying at the World Cup, the German technician has extended, at the end of 2017, his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation. He is linked with eagles until 2020. With 23 million CFA francs per month (excluding match bonuses), he is the second best salary, according to sources.

Hector Cuper (Egypt)
The former Argentine international has called the Pharaohs of Egypt to the world football festival after 28 years of absence. Unhappy finalist at the 2017 CAN, he was crowned, on January 4, 2018, coach of the year at the CAF Awards. The former coach of the Spanish club Valencia, emarge at nearly 20 million CFA per month outside interesting bonuses.

Nabil Maaloul (Tunisia)
Back at the head of the Carthage Eagles four years after a first stint on the bench, Nabil Maaloul qualified Tunisia for Russia after his team missed the last two editions. With 15 million F CFA as salary, this former player of the Esperance of Tunis says he is interested in victories rather than money.

Aliou Cissé (Senegal)
With his 9 million CFA francs per month, Aliou Cissé, the coach of Senegal, is the lowest paid of the five. The former Senegalese international hopes a renewal of his contract since it expires in one year.


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