Nigeria is one of the biggest countries in the whole of Africa. We also have so many talented football players who have made a name for themselves in Europe. The likes of Victor Osimhen and Kelechi Iheanacho have been in tremendous form since the beginning of this year. Let us take a look at some Nigerian players and the states they come from.
1. Ahmed Musa
He is one of the most respected Nigerian football players in Europe. This is because he won the Europa League with Villarreal last season. It is important to point out that Samuel Chukwueze is from Abia State.
3. Kelechi Iheanacho
The former Man City striker has been in tremendous form since the beginning of this year. He currently plays for Leicester City in the English Premier League. The Nigerian international is from Imo State.
4. Odion Ighalo
He is one of the most successful football players in the history of Nigeria. This is because he has played for Manchester United in the English Premier League. The former Nigerian international is from Edo State.
5. Paul Onuachu
He is one of the tallest football players in the Nigerian national team. It is important to point out that he is from Imo State. He has been in tremendous form over the past two years.
6. Samuel Kalu
The Nigerian star has been in sensational form since he started playing professional football. He has even been compared to Nigerian captain Ahmed Musa. This is because of his speed on the field of play. He is from Abia State in Nigeria.
7. Mikel Agu
He is one of the most talented midfielders in the Nigerian national team. He has played for so many football clubs in Europe. It should be noted that he is from Edo State.
8. Oghenekaro Etebo
He currently plays for Watford in the English Premier League. He has represented the Super Eagles of Nigeria on so many occasions over the past few years. He is from Delta State.
9. Shehu Abdullahi
He is one of the most prominent defenders in the Nigerian national team. This is due to his vast experience in the game of football. It should be noted that he is from Sokoto State.
10. Kenneth Omeruo
He is one of the best central defenders in the history of Nigeria. This is due to the fact that he has represented Chelsea at youth level. It is also important to point out that he is from Abia State.
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