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4 Successful Nigerian Players in European Leagues



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Nigerian football players have had a lot of success in the European Leagues. Some play for the top teams in central positions making Nigerians everywhere proud. Here’s a list of 4 of the most successful Nigerian players in Europe.

The European teams are packed with the best players in the world. Some of these are from Nigeria and are having great careers in Europe. Football is very popular in both places with millions of fans following the games in the stadiums or on their screens. In 2021 betting on sports will become an indispensable part of watching football. Betting on the outcome seems to increase the excitement of the game for many fans. If you’re interested in betting, perhaps on your fellow Nigerians, you can find a guide to the best betting sites.


Moses Simon

Moses Daddy-Ajala Simon was born in 1995 in the city of Jos. He’s one of the most successful Nigerian Players currently playing forward for FC Nantes (Football Club de Nantes Atlantique) in France. Currently, he’s scored five times and made five assists in his 26 games for Nantes. Simon has previously attended the GBS Academy. He’s not an aggressive player but is instead known for his fast feet, dribbling, and being a reliable team player.


Victor Osimhen

Another extremely talented Nigerian player is Victor Osimhen. He’s in his senior career having reached the age of 33. He’s had a great career and is one of the most sought-after Nigerian players. Now, he’s a forward for the Italian team in Napoli, Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli. In 2020-2021 the team ranked fifth in Series A. Napoli has also won two league titles, six Coppa Italia titles, and a UEFA Cup Remember to follow Napoli and Series A and stay updated on the latest football news.


Samuel Chukwueze

The youngest player on the list is Samuel Chimerenka Chukwueze. He was born in 1999 and has recently turned 22. Chukwueze was born in the southeastern part of Nigeria, in the city of Umuahia. These days he is playing as a winger for Villarreal CF (Villareal Club de Fútbol, S.A.D.). He’s known for his ball control and excellent skills in dribbling. He also plays for the Nigerian national team. Chukwueze is a player that has the potential for an astonishing career. It’ll be exciting to follow Samuel Chimerenka Chukwueze as his career unfolds.


Kelechi Iheanacho

Iheanacho debuted as a professional football player at the age of 19. Born in 1996 in Imo, he’s now almost 25 years old. At the current moment, he is playing as a forward at one of the top clubs in Europe. Namely, Leicester City Football Club in the English Premier League. Leicester is one of the best teams in Europe. In the Premier League Leicester ranks in the league’s top three. Furthermore, they have won the League cup three times. Iheanacho is most definitely one of the top players, and he also excels when he’s playing for the Nigerian national team.

Rachel Adams

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