Nigerian footballers are excelling around the world, many of them won trophies in the 2020/2021 season. Many clubs appreciate talented Nigerian footballers and have begun signing them.
Every year, football clubs sign new players, and we are at that time of the year when clubs can buy players. Three clubs have signed at least 2 Nigerian players at the moment.
Some people now refer to Watford FC as Naija FC because the club appreciates Nigerian talents. There are about 7 Nigerians in Watford, but the NFF president met 6 of them when he visited the club.
Watford signed Emmanuel Dennis from Club Brugge in June, they signed Adedapo Awokoya-Mebude and Oghenekaro Etebo on the 9th of July. Other Nigerians at the club are Troost-Ekong, Tom Dele-Bashiru, Joseph Mayowa Hungbo, and Isaac Success.
Ex-Super Eagles striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni excelled in Middlesbrough, the English club has signed 2 Nigerian footballers ahead of the 2021/2022 season. Sammy Ameobi was signed on the 29th of June, while Uche Ikpeazu was signed on the 2nd of July.
The Scottish giants lost the league to Rangers after winning it for 9 years consecutively. They have signed several players which include 2 Nigerians.
Osaze Uroghide joined Celtic from Sheffield Wednesday on the 1st of July, while Bosun Lawal joined the hoops from Watford on the 15th of July.
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