Nigeria is undoubtedly one of the best footballing nations in Africa and even in the world and the country has always produced great players, mostly at the youth level, especially Under-17.
However, while some of those young players went on to become superstars for the West African nation’s mens’ senior team, the Super Eagles, a whole lot more of those players simply faded into oblivion.
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Macauley Chrisantus (Hetten FC, Saudi Arabia)
It is so sad to report that former Under-17 World Cup with the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria, Macauley Chrisantus (pictured above) is now plying his trade with Hetten FC, a club in the Saudi Arabian Second Division.
Chrisantus was the highest goal-scorer during the 2007 FIFA Under-17 World Cup after scoring seven goals in as many appearances for Nigeria which won its third title in the Republic of South Korea.
The likes of Chelsea,…
Source: Complete Sports