Top 10 most followed NPFL clubs on social media.
We will be taking a look at the top 10 most followed NPFL clubs on social media.
The Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) is the top football league in Nigeria. We have combined the total number of each NPFL club’s social media fans to come up with the most followed NPFL clubs in Nigeria.
Over the years, many football clubs have gained popularity and built a loyal fan base on social media. This article will look at the top 10 most followed NPFL clubs on social media.
Top 10 most followed NPFL clubs on social media:
10. Abia Warriors
Abia Warriors got promotion to the Nigeria Premier League for the first time in August 2013 after winning their division on the last day.
The Umuahia-based team in Abia State has a growing following on social media, with over 80,000 followers across various social media platforms.
9. Niger Tornadoes
The two-time champions of the Nigeria National League, a second-division league they have won in 1996 and 2015.
The team is based in Minna; they have over 80,000k followers on various social media platforms combined.
8. Sunshine Stars
Sunshine Stars FC is a football club based in Akure; they play in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
7. Kwara United
The Ilorin-based team plays in the top division of Nigerian football, the Nigeria Professional Football League, after promotion in 2017 from the NN
6. Lobi Stars
The Benue state team Lobi Stars was founded as Hawks of Makurdi in 1981.
The team won the NPFL in 1999, the Nigeria FA Cup in 2003, and Nigeria Super Cup winners in 1999 and 2018.
5. Akwa United
The Uyo-based team Akwa United plays in the top division of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
4. Remo Stars
The Ikenne-based team, nicknamed the Sky Blue Stars, plays in the NPFL; they have lots of fans on social media; they have over 29,000 followers on Twitter and over 58,000 followers on Facebook.
3. Rivers United
Rivers United comes second as the club with the most social media followers in NPFL; the club is relatively new in Nigeria, having been formed in 2016.
The club, based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has already built a strong following on social media, with over 500,000 followers across various social media platforms; they have an engaging fan base, especially on Twitter and Facebook.
2. Kano Pillars
Kano Pillars, a well-known NPFL team, gained promotion back to the NPFL for the 2023-24 season after their relegation on July 16, 2022, due to a 3-point deduction.
Renowned for their dedicated fan base, their stadium consistently reaches full capacity during matches, and they maintain a robust online presence.
The Abia team Enyimba International FC is one of the most successful clubs in Nigerian football history.
The club, based in Aba, Abia State, has won the NPFL title eight times and has also won two CAF Champions League titles. Enyimba International FC has a massive following on social media, with over 1.2 million followers across various social media platforms.
Enyimba FC is the club with the highest number of followers in Nigeria.