Nigeria has produced some incredibly accurate goal scorers in the English Premier League. Despite the fact that none of them were able to win the golden boot, Yakubu Aiyegbeni came close. If they had spent their entire career in the league, a handful of them would have undoubtedly scored more.
Yakubu has scored more most desired League goals than any other Nigerian player, with a total of 95.
Kelechi Iheanacho has 33 Premier League goals to his name and is the only player still playing in the top flight. To equal Yakubu's goals, he must score 62 goals.
1. Yakubu Aiyegbeni:
With 95 goals, Yakubu Aiyegbeni is at the top of the list. Throughout his career, he played for four Premier League clubs: Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton, and Blackburn Rovers.
2. Kanu Nwankwo:
Kanu scored 54 English premiere League goals while playing for Arsenal, Portsmouth, and West Bromwich Albion.
3. Efan Ekoku:
With 52 goals, Efan Ekoku, who played for Norwich and MK Dons, is third on the list.
4. Shola Ameobi:
Shola Ameobi is next on the list. In the Premier League, the Newcastle striker scored 43 goals.
5. Peter Odemwingie:
Odemwingie scored 36 goals for Stoke City, West Bromwich Albion, and Cardiff City.
6. Kelechi Iheanacho: Iheanacho is a former Manchester City player who now plays for Leicester City.
So far, he's scored 33 of the most wanted league goals.
7. Obafemi Martins:
While playing for Newcastle United and Birmingham City, Martins scored 28 Premier League goals.
8. Victor Anichebe:
Anichebe has scored 26 goals for West Bromwich Albion, Everton, and Sunderland.
9. Victor Moses:
Moses, who has played for Wigan, Liverpool, Chelsea, and West Ham, has 20 goals.
10. Odion Ighalo:
Odion Ighalo is the final name on the list, with sixteen of the most coveted League goals. Despite his appearances for Watford and Manchester United, he has scored all 16 of his goals at Watford.
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