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Top 10 Most Expensive Footballers in Madagascar 2017
Madagascar Top 10 Most Valuable Players. As seasons come and go, as a player’s form dips and rises, and as they advance from or return to the league, their market values are constantly increasing or decreasing. But who are the Top 10 Most Valuable Players in Madagascar 2017?
Ghsoccerbase brings to you exclusively the Top 10 Most Valuable Players in Madagascar 2016 as per transfermarkt stats.
10. Sarivahy Vombola – Value : €100,000
Current club : Yeni Amasyaspor
Sarivahy Vombola is a Malagasy international footballer who plays for Yeni Amasyaspor in Turkey.
He was the top scorer in the 2015 COSAFA Cup with five goals in five games.
9. Stéphan Raheriharimanana – Value : €150,000
Current club : Red Star
Stéphan Raheriharimanana (born 16 August 1993) is a Malagasy footballer who plays for Red Star. On 27 July 2016, out-of-contract Raheriharimanana joined Red Star on a three-year contract.
He came through the youth ranks at Inverness Caledonian Thistle F.C and made his first senior appearance in 2008. he is a wonderful passer of the ball . His best friend is rafetitraniania who is his Madagascar teammate.
Raheriharimanana made his debut for the Madagascar national football team in an AFCON 1-1 tie against Angola in September 2016.
8. Jhon Baggio Rakotonomenjanahary – Value : €200,000
Current club : Sukhothai
Jhon Baggio Rakotonomenjanahary (born 19 December 1991), simply known as John Baggio in Thailand, is a Malagasy international footballer who plays for Thai club Sukhothai, as a midfielder. Rakotonomenjanahary has played for Academie Ny Antsika, Stade Tamponnaise, Concordia Basel, Old Boys and Sukhothai. He made his international debut for Madagascar in 2011.
7. Johann Paul – Value : €200,000
Current club : US Créteil.
Johann Paul (born May 5, 1981 in Issoudun, Indre) is a Malagasy football midfielder and a member of the Madagascar national football team, currently playing for French side US Créteil. In 2006, during a match between his Châtellerault club and Angers, Paul nearly died on the pitch after suffering a heart attack.
6. Faneva Imà Andriatsima – Value : €250,000
Current club : FC Sochaux
Faneva Imà Andriatsima is a Malagasy football striker currently playing for French side FC Sochaux. Andriatsima was born in the Malagasy capital, Antananarivo and began his football career at homeland club AS St-Michel. In 2004 he joined USCA Foot and scored 45 goals in 60 appearances for his new side. In 2007 he made the switch to French Ligue 2, where he joined FC Nantes.
5. Paulin Voavy – Value : €250,000
Current club : CS Constantine.
Paulin Voavy who was born on November 10, 1987 in Maintirano is a Malagasy footballer who currently plays for Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 side CS Constantine.
4. Ibrahim Samuel Amada – Value : €250,000
Current club : ES Sétif
Ibrahim Samuel Amada is a Malagasy football player who plays for ES Sétif in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1. On January 30, 2011, Amada went on trial with Algerian club JS Kabylie. A few days later, he signed a one-year contract with the club becoming the first Malagasy player to sign in Algeria.
3. Carolus Andriamatsinoro – Value : €250,000
Current club : USM Alger
Carolus Andriamatsinoro is a Malagasy football player who is currently playing for USM Alger in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1. On January 31, 2011, Carolus signed for Algerian club WA Tlemcen. On March 19, 2011, he made his debut for the club as a starter in a league game against USM Annaba, scoring a goal in the 90th minute of the game. On May 28, 2012, Carolus signed for Algerian club USM Alger.
2. Lalaina Nomenjanahary – Value : €250,000
Current club : RC Lens
Lalaina Nomenjanahary (born June 1, 1986) is a Malagasy footballer who currently plays for French club RC Lens in France.
Nomenjanahary grew up in a poor family in Antananarivo and during his youth he sold toys that he made from recycled tin cans. He is married to Julia and since arriving in France most of his and his wife’s family live there as well.
Nomenjanahary is sometimes referred to by his childhood nickname Bolida. He is good friends with fellow Malagassy footballer Faneva Andriatsima, and he looks up to Hervé Arsène as a mentor.
1. Anicet Andrianantenaina Abel – Value : €250,000
Current club : Ludogorets Razgrad
Anicet Andrianantenaina Abel is a Malagasy footballer, who currently plays as a midfielder for Ludogorets Razgrad in the Bulgarian A Football Group.
In July 2014, Anicet joined the ongoing champions Ludogorets Razgrad, as an aftermath of the financial uncertainty in Botev Plovdiv. He has mainly seen action as a substitute since becoming part of the Ludogorets squad.
Note: These figures are as per transfermarkt stats.
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