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5 Of The Best Nigerian Dribblers Of All Time (Photos)

1. Victor Ikpeba

Victor Ikpeba Nosa is a 48-year-old Nigerian retired footballer who played as a forward for Monaco and the Nigeria national team.

Ikpeba made 31 international appearances and scored seven goals for the Nigeria national team. He was part of the Super Eagles team that participated in the 1994 FIFA World Cups, 1994 African Nations Cup and the 1996 Olympic football gold medal.

Considered as one of the best Nigerian dribblers of all time, Ikpeba was renowned for his close ball control, passing, and creativity.

2. Rashidi Yekini

Rashidi Yekini was a Nigerian professional footballer who played as a striker for Al-Shabab and the Nigeria national team.

The all-time top goalscorer for his nation, Yekini scored 37 goals for the Nigeria national team and played for the nation in seven major tournaments, including two World Cups where he scored the country's first-ever goal in the competition. He was also named the African Footballer of the Year twenty eight years ago.

Known for his confidence with the ball and technique, Yekini is regarded as one of the best Nigerian dribblers of all time.

He died nine years ago in Ibadan, Oyo State, at the age of 48.

3. Finidi George

Finidi George is a Nigerian professional football coach and former footballer who last played as a right winger for Mallorca and the Nigeria national team.

He is best known for his successful career with Ajax, where he won eight major titles, including the 1995 Champions League.

Finidi was an important member of the Nigeria team during the 1990s, appearing in two World Cups.

Considered as one of the Nigerian best Nigerian dribblers of all time, Finidi was a tall player who was known for his pace and leadership skills.

4. Celestine Babayaro

Celestine Hycieth Babayaro is a Nigerian former footballer who played as a midfielder for Chelsea and the Nigeria national team.

Regarded as one of the best Nigerian dribblers of all time, Babayaro is renowned for his creativity, vision, passing, finishing, feints, touch, and technique.

Babayaro represented the Nigerian national football team from 1995 to 2004, and was part of two Olympic squads, two World Cup squads and three African Cup of Nations squads.

5. Tijani Babangida

Tijani Babangida is a 48-year-old Nigerian retired professional soccer player who played as a winger for Changchun Yatai and the Nigeria national team.

Regarded as one of the best Nigerian dribblers of all time, Babangida is renowned for his speed, acceleration, balance, agility, and pace.

With the Nigeria national team, he made over 30 soccer appearances for the nation, including the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France, two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, and the 1996 Summer Olympics.

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