With a squad worth billions, Harambee Stars is among top 100 most valuable national teams worldwide

FOOTBALL With a squad worth billions, Harambee Stars is among top 100 most valuable national teams worldwide

Festus Chuma 18:05 - 24.10.2023

Harambee Stars, Kenya's national football team, achieves a spot among the world's top 100 most valuable national teams, reflecting their rising talent.

Kenya national football team Harambee Stars has achieved an impressive milestone by securing a spot among the top 100 most valuable national teams in the world.

This elite list features renowned teams such as the Three Lions of England, Argentina, Portugal, Germany, The Netherlands, France, Italy, Brazil, and Spain, showcasing Kenya's remarkable rise in the global football scene.

In recent years, Harambee Stars has witnessed a surge in the emergence of exceptional young talents who are proudly representing their country with outstanding performances on international stages.

The team's defensive prowess has been particularly noteworthy, with players like Joseph Okumu, Daniel Anyembe, Collins Sichenje, and Johnstone Omurwa commanding substantial market value.

Kenya boasts some of the highest-paid African defenders in the sport, contributing to the national team's reputation as a hub for valuable attacking talents.

According to statistics from TransferMarkt.com, Kenya currently occupies the 83rd position in the global rankings, with the squad's combined value estimated at an impressive €23.35 million, equivalent to approximately Ksh3.7 billion.

In the African context, Kenya stands tall at the 20th spot, further solidifying its status as a footballing force to be reckoned with on the continent.

In contrast, neighboring Tanzania holds the 35th position in Africa, with a squad value of €4.85 million, equivalent to Ksh770 million, while Uganda ranks 40th in Africa with a squad value of €1.38 million, or Ksh219 million.

At the summit of this exclusive list lies England, home to the iconic Three Lions, who have consistently showcased their footballing prowess on the global stage.

England's dominance is reflected in their top-ranking position among ten other national teams, including six from UEFA nations, two from South America, and Nigeria, the sole representative from the Confederation of African Football (CAF).