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Opinion: Nigerian All-Time Best 11 Players For Each Position

The Nigeria Super Eagles are one of Africa's best national teams. Nigerian national football teams have been competitive in international competition over the Years. They also won several African Cups of Nations. In this article, you will see 11 of Nigeria's best players of all-time.

Austin Okocha made his international debut on May 2,1993, and scored 15 goals in 75 games for Nigeria. Kanu Nwankwo, one of Nigeria's biggest forwards, made his international debut on May 5, 1994. In 87 games for Nigeria, he scored 13 goals. John Mikel Obi is regarded as one of Nigeria's best defensive midfielders. In 82 games for Nigeria, he scored six goals and had twelve assists.

In the Africa Cup of Nations, late Rashidi Yekini scored 13 goals. In addition, he scored one goal in the World Cup and four goals in international friendlies. Vincent Enyama was regarded as one of Nigeria's best goalkeepers. In 86 games for Nigeria, he kept 41 clean sheets and conceded 64 goals. Taribo West, Stephen Keshi, Uche Okechukwu, and Joseph Yobo are the defenders who made the squad.

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