Kaizer Chiefs is one of the most popular football clubs in South Africa, with a rich history dating back to 1970.
The team has had some of the best players in the country’s history, and they continue to attract top-rated talent from around the continent.
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the current Kaizer Chiefs players’ salaries.
Before we get started, it’s important to note that salaries in football are not always public knowledge. This is true for Kaizer Chiefs as well, so the figures we’ll be discussing are estimates based on various sources, including media reports and player contracts. These figures should give you a good idea of how much the players are earning.
Without further ado, here are some of the top earners in the current Kaizer Chiefs squad:
Kaizer Chiefs Top Earners
1. Keagan Dolly
Keagan Dolly is one of the best top paid soccer players in the PSL, earning over a million per month. He currently plays for Kaizer Chiefs as a Midfielder.
Dolly is known for his technical ability, quick feet, and impressive dribbling skills. He is considered one of the best attacking players to come out of South Africa in recent years and is highly regarded by fans and fellow players alike.
Dolly has also represented the South African national team at various levels, including the senior team. He has been named the South African Footballer of the Year twice and has been included in the CAF Team of the Year on one occasion.
His salary at Kaizer Chiefs is estimated to be R1 450 000 per month.
2. Khama Billiat
Khama Billiat is one of the most talented players in the Kaizer Chiefs team. The Zimbabwean international is a versatile attacking midfielder who is known for his speed, dribbling skills, and goal-scoring ability.
According to reports, Billiat earns around R10 million per year, which translates to roughly R830 000 per month.
3. Itumeleng Khune
Itumeleng Khune is one of the most iconic players in Kaizer Chiefs history. The goalkeeper has been with the club for over a decade and has won numerous domestic titles with Kaizer Chiefs, including four league championships, the Nedbank Cup, and the Telkom Knockout Cup. He has also been named South Africa’s Premier Soccer League Goalkeeper of the Season on multiple occasions.
According to reports, Khune earns around R6 million per year, which translates to roughly R480 000 per month.
4. Alton Zitha Kwinika
Zitha Kwinika is a professional soccer player who holds the position of a Defender at Kaizer Chiefs. In 2014, he began his professional football career at Kaizer Chiefs and was eventually promoted to their first team.
He was loaned out to Chippa United for a season in the summer of 2015, and subsequently joined the club on a two-year deal after his contract with Chiefs expired in 2016. During the 2016-17 season, he went on loan to Thanda Royal Zulu. In July 2019, he signed for Bidvest Wits and played 24 games for the club, before moving to Stellenbosch in the summer of 2020.
At the end of the 2021/22 season, he was named Stellenbosch FC’s Footballer of the Year and Players’ Player of the Year before returning to his early club, Kaizer Chiefs wherein he currently earns R370 000 per month.
5. Ashley Du Preez
Ashley Du Preez is a professional soccer player who plays for Kaizer Chiefs as a Forward. He has been with the club for the past six seasons. So far in this season, he has played 17 games wherein he has scored goals, 27 shots, and 2 assists.
Currently at Kaizer Chiefs, Du Preez is earning an estimate of R300 000 per month.
6. Yusuf Maart
Born in July 1995, Yusuf Mart is a South African soccer player who joined Kaizer Chiefs in 2022 and he currently plays as a Midfielder. He is also part of the South Africa national team, Bafana Bafana. He used to play for Orlando Pirates and thereafter went to join Sekhukhune United wherein he played in the National First Division and portrayed his excellent potential by making 28 appearances and scoring 3 goals which contributed to the team’s success.
As of 2023, Yusuf salary at Kaizer Chiefs is around R300 000 per month.
7. Siyathemba Sithebe
Sithebe began his professional career at Chippa United in 2016 before moving to AmaZulu FC in 2018. He joined Kaizer chiefs in 2022 as a Forward and he has since become a key player for the club.
Sithebe is known for his technical ability, passing range, and vision on the pitch. He has also represented the South African national team at the under-23 level, making appearances in the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Siyethemba Sithebe’s salary at Kaizer Chiefs is estimated to be R270 000 per month.
8. Erick Mathoho
Born on March 22, 1990, Mathoho began his professional career at Bloemfontein Celtic in 2010 before moving to Kaizer Chiefs in 2012. He has since become a key player for the club, making over 200 appearances and winning several titles, including two South African Premier Soccer League titles and the MTN8 cup.
As a Defender at Kaizer Chiefs, his salary is estimated to be R220 000 per month.
9. Cole Alexander
Cole Alexander plays as a central midfielder for the South African Premier Soccer League club Kaizer Chiefs and the South African national team. He began his professional career at Vasco da Gama in 2010, before moving to SuperSport United in 2012. He also played for Polokwane City before joining Bidvest Wits in 2017.
In September 2020, Alexander joined Indian Super League club Odisha FC. However, he returned to the South African Premier Soccer League in July 2021, signing for Kaizer Chiefs on a two-year deal.
As of 2023, Cole Alexander earns R200 000 per month as a Midfielder at Kaizer Chiefs.
10. Reeve Frosler
Reeve Frosler is a South African professional football player who currently plays as a Defender for the South African Premier Soccer League club Kaizer Chiefs and the South African national team.
He began his youth career at Bidvest Wits before being promoted to the senior team in 2016. Frosler helped Bidvest Wits win the South African Premier Soccer League title in the 2016/2017 season.
In January 2019, Frosler moved to Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs, where he has established himself as one of the best right-backs in the South African Premier Soccer League. He has made over 50 appearances for the club.
As of 2023, Floser earns R150 000 per month.
These are just a few of the top earners in the Kaizer Chiefs squad. It’s important to note that salaries can vary widely depending on a player’s position, age, experience, and performance. The figures we’ve discussed here are just estimates and may not be accurate. Nonetheless, they should give you a good idea of how much the players in the Kaizer Chiefs squad are earning.