Who is the best player in Nigeria Premier League?

Who is the best player in Nigeria Premier League?

Junior Lokosa
Top market values Nigeria Professional Football League

# player Age
1 Junior Lokosa Centre-Forward 28
2 Eric Asamoah-Frimpong Right Winger 31
3 Michael Ibe Central Midfield 26
4 Jean Efala Goalkeeper 29

Who is the best footballer in Nigeria 2020?

Be on the lookout.

  • Wilfred Ndidi. The Leicester City midfielder has been one of the highest performing players in the English Premier League, and the second half of the season can only get bigger.
  • Samuel Chukwueze.
  • Henry Onyekuru.
  • Ebere Eze.
  • Umar Sadiq.
  • Emmanuel Dennis.
  • David Okereke.
  • Olanrewaju Kayode.

Who is the first Nigeria player to play in EPL?

Efangwu Goziem Ekoku
Efan Ekoku

Personal information
Full name Efangwu Goziem Ekoku
Date of birth 8 June 1967
Place of birth Cheetham Hill, Manchester, England
Position(s) Striker

How many Nigerian players are in Europe?

The rescheduled 2020 European Championship kicked off on Friday, June 11 but because it is Europe does not mean that Nigeria won’t be subtly represented and there are five players of Nigerian descent out of the 622 players registered for the tournament.

Who is Nigeria all time best player?

Top 10 Best Nigerian Football Players of All Time

  • Kanu Nwankwo. He is a popular talented Nigerian soccer star that is also known as Kanu or Papilo.
  • Austin Jay-Jay Okocha.
  • Sunday Oliseh.
  • Rashidi Yekini.
  • Segun Odegbami.
  • Stephen Keshi.
  • Emmanuel Amunike.
  • Finidi George.

What is the name of the best player in Nigeria?

Best 20 Nigerian players from the 2020/2021 season

  • Simy Nwankwo (Crotone/Italy)
  • Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City/England)
  • Terem Moffi (Lorient/France)
  • Umar Sadiq (Almeria/Spain)
  • William Troost-Ekong (Watford/England)
  • Joe Aribo (Rangers/Scotland)
  • Zaidu Sanusi (Porto/Portugal)
  • Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam/Netherlands)

Who is the most famous Nigerian footballer?

Nwankwo Kanu (1994-2010, 86 caps, 13 goals) Pipping Okocha into first spot is Kanu, who is Nigeria’s most decorated footballer. In the early part of his career he won three Eredivisie titles and the Champions League with Dutch side Ajax, before going on to lift the UEFA Cup with Inter Milan in 1998.

Who is Nigeria best player of all time?

An overview of the best Nigerian football players ever

  • Jay- Jay Okocha. Position: Attacking Midfielder. Caps: 73. Goals: 14.
  • Rashidi Yekini. Position: Striker. Caps: 62. Goals: 37.
  • Vincent Enyeama. Position: Goalkeeper. Caps: 101.
  • John Mikel Obi. Position: Central Midfielder. Caps: 90.
  • Joseph Yobo. Position: Centre-back. Caps: 101.

Who was the first Nigerian to play in Europe?

Teslim Balogun

Personal information
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team ( Gls )
Apapa Bombers

How old is ekoku?

54 years (June 8, 1967)
Efan Ekoku/Age

Who is the first Nigeria player to play in Europe?

Although Titus Okere is also believed to be the first Nigerian to have signed professional terms with an International club, this time in the form of Swindon Town back in 1952.

Who is the finest footballer in Nigeria?

Most Handsome Nigerian Footballers

  1. MADUKA EMILIO OKOYE. He is not only one of the most handsome but actually the number one on our list.
  2. WILLIAM TROOST-EKONG. Good looks came easy for the Udinese defender.

Who are the Nigerian football players playing in the Premier League?

Nigerians currently playing in the Premier League include John Obi Mikel (Chelsea) Victor Anichebe (West Brom) Victor Moses (West Ham) Emmanuel Emenike (West Ham) Alex Iwobi (Arsenal), Odion Ighalo (Watford) Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City) and Osaze Odemwingie (Stoke City) who recently went on loan to Bristol City.

Which African country has the most Premier League fans on Facebook?

Nigeria may have contributed the most players from Africa to the Premier League (35) but it is Egypt that has the most fans of Premier League clubs on Facebook. Some 2,150,953 Egyptians follow Arsenal on the social media platform, while 3,129,223 support Chelsea.

Will Premier League players miss the Africa Cup of Nations?

The Africa Cup of Nations has already been postponed twice but when it’s finally scheduled to get underway in January, players from 16 different Premier League clubs could miss their domestic fixtures. Rumours had begun circulating that the tournament was in doubt due to concerns over the infrastructure in host nation Cameroon.

How many African players have played in the Premier League?

About 246 African players have played in the Premier League since it began in 1992, scoring 1,776 goals in 14,210 appearances. Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has scored the most goals (104), Kolo Toure has made the most appearances (349) while Nigeria (35) has contributed the most players.