Benjani Mwaruwari gets $400 000 from Pompey

RETIRED former Warriors skipper Benjani Mwaruwari could be the highest earning footballer for 2014 in Southern Africa after his former club Portsmouth has fattened his pocket with $400 000 (about 250 000 Pounds which the club owed him, according to a report by a local tabloid, B- Metro.

According to foreign media reports Pompey had paid about 24 player owed money from the previous regimes – including Mwaruwari.

The club, state same reports, is now debt free two years ahead of schedule after paying off 7 million Pounds in the last 18 months.

A close associate of the dreadlocked player confirmed that the player received $400 000 from Pompey.

“He (Benjani) recently got his dues from Portsmouth, he pocketed something close to $400 000,” said a source quoted by B-Metro.

If these reports are anything to go by, Mwaruwari has arguably become the richest Zimbabwean export

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