With Nigerian players lighting up the football world every weekend and on the biggest stage, the value of the Super Eagles squad has increased.
Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen, leads Nigeria’s list of their most valuable footballers, with Taiwo Awoniyi and Leverkusen’s Victor Boniface included as well, Soccernet.ng reports.
The Ballon d’Or nominee had an exceptional season with Napoli last term, winning the league, the Serie A Golden Boot, and reaching a Champions League quarter-final place with the club
His exploits with the Gli Azzurri didn’t go unnoticed and saw him linked with Chelsea, Manchester United, and even Real Madrid, but his asking price couldn’t be met by any of these sides.
Soccernet.ng earlier reported that the Super Eagles of Nigeria have become one of the most valuable national teams in the world, breaking into the top ten, just behind the Netherlands. Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Argentina, Brazil, and England were among the top ten as well.
In the latest transfermarkt update, the recent values of the players in the Nigerian national team were unveiled, and we take a look at the top ten and their values.
- Victor Osimhen, Napoli – €120.00m.
- Victor Okoh Boniface, Bayer 04 Leverkusen – €40.00m.
- Taiwo Awoniyi, Nottingham Forest – €30.00m.
- Ademola Lookman, Atalanta S.C. – €30.00m.
- Alex Iwobi, Fulham. – €28.00m.
- Wilfred Ndidi, Leicester City. – €25.00m.
- Samuel Chukwueze, A.C. Milan. – €25.00m.
- Terem Moffi, O.G.C. Nice. – €25.00m.
- Gift Orban, K.A.A. Gent. – €20.00m.
- Kelechi Iheanacho, Leicester City. – €18.00m.
Victor Osimhen remains on top, Victor Boniface jumps to second, Akor Adams breaks into the top 20 list of Most Valuable Nigerian Footballers.
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Herault S.C. Montpellier’s striker, Akor Adams broke into the top 20 list for the first time, after a bright start to life in the French League, meanwhile, the rise in Terem Moffi’s value displaced Sadiq Umar from the top ten into eleventh place.