Bafana Bafana will be taking on Egypt tomorrow evening for the annual Nelson Mandela challenge, but how does Shakes Mashaba’s five most expensive men rank to The Pharoah’s?
The fixture will take place at Orlando Stadium on Tuesday evening, where a win is needed in order to help save Mashaba’s coaching career with the national team.
A victory won’t come easy, however, as Egypt do boast a squad packed with quality, while many of their players also play in Europe.
KV Oostende midfielder, Andile Jali, is Mzansi’s most expensive player, according to Transfermarkt, and his value of R30 million equals that of Egypt’s fifth most expensive player, Ahmen El Shenawy.
Below, we take a look at how Egypt’s five most expensive players compare to that of Bafana Bafana’s.
Ahmed El Shenawy – R30 million
Ahmed Elmohamady – R60 million
Ahmed Hassan – R67.5 million
Mohammed Elneny – R127.5 million
Mo Salah – R405 million
Sibusiso Vilakazi – R10.5 million
Rivaldo Coetzee – R10.5 million
Itumeleng Khune – R12.75 million
Tokelo Rantie – R15 million
Andile Jali – R30 million
Do you S.A still has a long way to go?