Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr will be the 24th highest paid coach at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, according to a report published in the Netherlands on Wednesday.
Rohr, who is leading Nigeria for their sixth World Cup finals with the Super Eagles going unbeaten during the qualifying campaign, earns £436,600 per annum, according to Dutch media and entertainment company Zoomin TV.
In Africa, Rohr is the third highest paid coach behind Egypt’s Hector Cuper, who earns £1.30m per annum and Herve Renard of Morocco with a take home pay of £681,000.
Cuper is the 11th highest paid coach while Renard is 21st. Tunisia head coach, Nabil Maaloul, is the fourth best paid coach aming the African coaches. Maloul earns £305,500 per annum.
Senegal’s Aliou Cisse is the lowest-paid of the 32 coaches in Russia this summer, taking home £174,500-a-year.
Germany head coach Joachim Low will be the highest earner in Russia when the Germans defend their title. He earns £3.31million and he is followed by Brazil boss Tite and Didier Deschamps of France, who both clear £3.02million.
Spain’s Julen Lopetegui, Stanislav Cherchesov of Russia and Portugal’s Fernando Santos, Iran’s Carlos Queiroz, Gareth Southgate of England, Jorge Sampaoli of Argentina and Oscar Tabarez complete the top ten.
WORLD CUP COACHES EARNINGS TABLE
1: Joachim Low (Germany) £3.31m
2: Tite (Brazil), Didier Deschamps (France) £3.02m
4: Julian Lopetegui (Spain) £2.58m
5: Stanislav Cherchesov (Russia) £2.21m
6: Fernando Santos (Portugal) £1.91m
=7: Carlos Queiroz (Iran), Gareth Southgate (England) £1.69m
9: Jorge Sampaoli (Argentina) £1.55m
10: Oscar Tabarez (Uruguay) £1.47m
11: Hector Cuper (Egypt), Jose Peckerman (Colombia) £1.30m
13: Juan Pizzi (Saudi Arabia) £1.23m
14: Bert van Marwijk (Australia) £1.03m
15: Ricardo Gareca (Peru) £960,000
16: Juan Osorio (Mexico) £880,000
=17: Age Hareide (Denmark), Akira Nishino (Japan), Roberto Martinez (Belgium) £810,000
20: Vladimir Petkovic (Switzerland) £740,000
21: Herve Renard (Morocco) £681,000
22: Helmir Hallgrimsson (Iceland) £611,000
23: Zlatko Dalic (Croatia) £478,500
24: Gernot Rohr (Nigeria) £436,600
=25: Janne Andersson (Sweden), Shin Tae-yong (South Korea) £392,500
27: Hernan Gomez (Panama) £349,000
=28: Nabil Maaloul (Tunisia), Oscar Ramirez (Costa Rica) £305,500
30: Mladen Krstajic (Serbia) £261,400
31: Adam Nawalka (Poland) £235,600
32: Allou Cisse (Senegal) £174,500