Germany coach Joachim Low is listed as the highest earning coach for the 2018 World Cup, going by the report published by The Mirror UK. In the reverse, Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has been ranked at number 24 out of 32 of the coaches heading to Russia for the World Cup.
The English newspaper referenced Dutch media and entertainment company Zoomin TV for the detailed research work.
According to the report, Low takes home £3.31million annually which is approximately eight times more than what the Super Eagles coach Rohr earns. The report which put Rohr’s earning at £436,600 per annum ranks him as the 24th highest paid coach.
Tite (Brazil), Didier Deschamps (France), Julian Lopetegui (Spain) and Stanislav Cherchesov (Russia) are the top five highest paid coaches going to Russia.
Egypt’s Hector Cuper earns £1.30m every year and incidentally is the highest paid of the five coaches from Africa. He is followed by one of Africa’s most successful coaches, Frenchman Herve Renard, who gets £681,000 from the Royal Moroccan Football Federation after successful runs in Zambia and Cote d’Ivoire.
Senegal’s Aliou Cisse is rated as the least paid among the coaches heading to Russia.
Nigeria manager is rated as the least among the Eagles Group D coaches. The group is led by Argentina’s Jorge Sampaoli at £1.55m, Iceland’s Helmir Hallgrimsson (£611,000) and Croatia’s Zlatko Dalic (£478,500).
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
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