Top 10 Nigerian Football Players in History

Posted Fri, 11 Dec 2020 16:31:25 GMT        

Nigeria has won 3 National Cups, and is one of the most successful countries in the historical background of the African Cup of Nations, and they have also qualified for the World Cup 6 times.

In this article, we will provide you with the ten best football players ever in Nigeria.

 

 

Stephen Keshi

 

Top 10 Nigerian Football Players in History

 

•Name in home country: Stephen Okechukwu Keshi

•Date of birth: Jan 23, 1962

•Place of birth: Lagos Nigeria

•Date of death: 08.06.2016 (54)

•Height: 1.85 m

•Citizenship: Nigeria

•Position: Defender - Centre-Back

•Foot: right

• Current club: Retired

 

 

Uche Okechukwu

 

Top 10 Nigerian Football Players in History

 

•Full name: Uche Alozie Okechukwu Santos Emanuel

•Date of birth: Sep 27, 1967

•Place of birth: Lagos Nigeria

•Age: 52

•Height: 1,87 m

•Citizenship: Nigeria

•Position: Defender - Centre-Back

•Foot: right

•Current club: Retired

 

 

Sunday Oliseh

 

Top 10 Nigerian Football Players in History

 

•Name in home country: Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh

•Date of birth: Sep 14, 1974

•Place of birth: Abavo Nigeria

•Age: 45

•Height: 1,83 m

•Citizenship: Nigeria

•Position: Midfielder - Defensive Midfield

•Foot: right

•Current club: Retired

 

 

Taribo West

 

Top 10 Nigerian Football Players in History

 

•Date of birth: Mar 26, 1974

•Place of birth: Lagos Nigeria

•Age: 46

•Height: 1.86 m

•Citizenship: Nigeria

•Position: Defender - Left-Back

•Foot: right

•Current club: Retired

 

 

John Obi Mikel

 

Top 10 Nigerian Football Players in History

 

•Name in home country: John Michael Nchekwube Obinna

•Date of birth: Apr 22, 1987

•Place of birth: Jos Nigeria

•Age: 33

•Height: 1,88 m

•Citizenship: Nigeria

•Position: Midfielder - Defensive Midfield

•Foot: right

•Current club: Without Club

 

 

Vincent Enyeama

 

Top 10 Nigerian Football Players in History

 

•Top 10 Nigerian Football Players Of All Time

•Date of birth: Aug 29, 1982

•Place of birth: Kaduna Nigeria

•Age: 37

•Height: 1,82 m

•Citizenship: Nigeria

•Position: Goalkeeper

•Foot: left

•Player agent: not clarified

•Current club: Without Club

 

 

Joseph Yobo

 

Top 10 Nigerian Football Players in History

 

•Name in home country: Joseph Michael Yobo

•Date of birth: Sep 6, 1980

•Place of birth: Kono Nigeria

•Age: 39

•Height: 1,88 m

•Citizenship: Nigeria

•Position: Defender - Centre-Back

•Foot: right

•Current club: Retired

 

 

Rashidi Yekini

 

Top 10 Nigerian Football Players in History

 

•Name in home country: Rashidi Yekini

•Date of birth: Oct 23, 1963

•Place of birth: Kaduna  Nigeria

•Date of death: 04.05.2012 (48)

•Height: 1,90 m

•Citizenship: Nigeria

•Position: Forward - Centre-Forward

•Foot: right

•Current club: Retired

 

 

Jay Jay Okocha

 

Top 10 Nigerian Football Players in History

 

•Name in home country: Augustine Azuka Okocha

•Date of birth: Aug 14, 1973

•Place of birth: Enugu Nigeria

•Age: 46

•Height:  1.73 m

•Citizenship: Nigeria

•Position: Midfielder - Attacking Midfield

•Foot: right

•Current club: Retired

 

 

Nwankwo Kanu

 

Top 10 Nigerian Football Players in History

 

•Name in home country: Nwankwo Christian Nwosu Kanu

•Date of birth: Aug 1, 1976

•Place of birth: Owerri Nigeria

•Age: 43

•Height: 1,97 m

•Citizenship: Nigeria

•Position: Forward - Centre-Forward

•Foot: right

•Current club: Retired