The current crop of Super Eagles stars is one of the best set of talents the country have had in recent years. It is also one of the youngest National team squad with an average age of 23.5 years.
Gernot Rohr’s men are also one of the most valuable squads in Africa with the Super Eagles having a market value €212.80m, just behind Senegal that sit in the first position.
With that said, Soccernet.ng takes a look at Nigeria’s top ten most valuable player. Note that, for the player to be considered, he must have played for the Super Eagles, and he should not be retired.
Also, these players are ranked based on figures acquired from Transfermarkt.
The Super Eagles vice-captain is surprisingly valued at €4.00m. Ekong has made 39 appearances for Nigeria since making his debut under the late Stephen Keshi.
He currently plays for Udinese in Italy and has made 21 appearances for the team this season. Ekong joined Udinese from Bursaspor in 2018 for €3.30m, but he is currently valued at €4.00m.
He also recently extended his contract at Stadio Friuli till 2023.