The Nigerian Super Eagles have produced many talented footballers who have made a mark on the world stage. From the iconic Kanu Nwankwo to the legendary Jay-Jay Okocha, Nigerian footballers have consistently impressed with their skill, athleticism, and flair on the field. In this article, According to Goal.com, we take a look at an all-star squad made up of some of the best Nigerian players to have ever played for the national team.
In goal, we have Vincent Enyeama who is undoubtedly one of the greatest goalkeepers to have ever played for the Super Eagles, with over 100 caps for the Nigerian national team. At right-back, we have Celestine Babayaro, a skillful and pacey defender who played for top clubs in Europe, including Chelsea and Newcastle United.
For center-backs, we have Taribo West, a strong and versatile defender who played for top European clubs including Inter Milan, AC Milan, and Derby County. Alongside him, we have Joseph Yobo, a former captain of the Nigerian national team known for his leadership skills and strong defensive presence.
At left-back, we have Taye Taiwo, a dynamic defender known for his speed and attacking prowess. He played for several top European clubs, including AC Milan and Marseille.
In defensive midfield, we have Sunday Oliseh, a hardworking and tenacious midfielder who played for top European clubs including Ajax and Borussia Dortmund. In central midfield, we have the legendary Jay-Jay Okocha, regarded as one of the greatest Nigerian footballers of all time.
On the wings, we have Finidi George, a skillful and pacey winger who played for top European clubs including Ajax and Real Betis, on the right. On the left, we have Emmanuel Amunike, a skillful and pacey winger who played for several top European clubs including Sporting Lisbon and Barcelona.
We have Kanu Nwankwo, one of the most successful Nigerian footballers of all time, a prolific goalscorer who played for top European clubs including Ajax, Inter Milan, and Arsenal.
And finally, up top, we Rashidi Yekini who is Nigeria all time goal scorer.
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