In 2019 Nkana FC paid out around K650,000 ( $50,000) to former Captain Walter Bwalya for signing a new contract with the club.

Walter’s new deal also saw him receiving a monthly salary of K58,000 ($4,500).

Footballers salaries and benefits in

Zambia have been on the increase over the last few years with reports that a few players earn close to K100,000 per month.

Is it now time for more kids in Zambia to get encouraged to take up football locally?

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