Nigeria has long been regarded as one of Africa’s footballing hotbeds. As we know, it’s a nation that eats, sleeps and dreams about football and the English Premier League in particular. Through the decades, the EPL has welcomed a host of Nigerian imports to its clubs. Many of whom have gone on to have a transformative impact on and off the field.
Within this article, we’ll celebrate the quartet of Nigerian footballers that have made their mark on European football in a big way, bringing pride to the Super Eagles. Making the leap from Africa to Europe is a big lifestyle change, but to impress and thrive in the highly competitive environment of the EPL – with all the media scrutiny it brings – is an incredible feat.
Nwankwo Kanu: Nigeria’s most decorated player
Nwankwo Kanu is widely acknowledged as one of the most talented and successful players in the history of African football, let alone Nigerian football. He’s also an…
Source: Complete Sports