EPL: Ndidi floors Moses, Iwobi as Nigeria’s pass master


Central midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is Nigeria’s pass master in the English Premier League, having completed more passes than any other Nigerian playing in the league, even his Leicester City teammates.

Ndidi celebrates his goal against Derby

Stats from the official website of the Premier League indicate that Ndidi took  his tally for the season to 600 after the Foxes 1-1 draw with West Ham on Friday.

The former Racing Genk star has made more passes than Harry Maguire (526), Danny Simpson (437), Christian Fuchs (434) and goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel (398).

Leicester City number eight Kelechi Iheanacho is sixteenth on the list with with 78 passes made in only 255 minutes of game time.

Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi is second on the list of Nigerian passers with 241 successful passes, while Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses comes third with 131 passes.

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