Top 10 Most Valuable Nigerian Super Eagles Football Players

Starlyon King
By Starlyon King
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SportPremi highlights the Top 10 Most Valuable Nigerian Super Eagles Football Players currently representing the Nigerian National Football Team, using data sourced from Transfermarkt.

Renowned for its wealth of talent, the Nigerian national team boasts an impressive lineup, particularly in the attacking sector. This includes Victor Osimhen, who clinched the title of Africa’s best player in 2023, along with Bundesliga standout Victor Boniface.

Here are the ten most expensive Nigerian footballers.


Top 10 Most Valuable Nigerian Super Eagles Football Players

10. Calvin Bassey – €16m

Calvin Bassey for the Super Eagles of Nigeria
Calvin Bassey

Calvin Bassey, the Fulham and Nigerian defender who has been a standout player for club and country, occupies the 10th position among the Top 10 Most Valuable Nigerian Football Players, with a market value of €16 million. Recognized for defensive strength and trackback.

9. Wilfred Ndidi – €16m

Wilfred Ndidi in Super Eagles jersey
Wilfred Ndidi

The 9th among the Most Valuable Nigerian Super Eagles Players is Wilfred Ndidi, with a market value of €16 million. Renowned for his exceptional skills in the midfield, Ndidi plays a pivotal role not only in the Super Eagles but also in Leicester City.

8. Samuel Chukwueze – €20m

Samuel Chukwueze - One of Most Valuable Nigerian Players
Samuel Chukwueze

The new AC Milan signing, Samuel Chukwueze, claims the 8th spot with a market value of €20 million. Known for his pace and technical abilities on the wing, Chukwueze is important in the attacking position of both the Super Eagles and his club.

7. Nathan Tella – €23m

Nathan Tella - One of Most Valuable Nigerian Players
Nathan Tella

Leverkusen player Nathan Tella, who recently switched his allegiance to the Super Eagles of Nigeria, has a market value of €23 million. Notable for his proficiency as an attacking midfielder, Tella is also recognized for his exceptional pace and dribbling abilities.

6. Terem Moffi – €25m

Terem Moffi for Super Eagles of Nigeria
Terem Moffi

Ligue 1 player Terem Moffi, who plays for Nice as a striker, is valued at €25 million. The striker is one of the most technical players in the Super Eagles team.

5. Taiwo Awoniyi – €28m

Taiwo Awoniyi Nigerian footballer
Taiwo Awoniyi in Super Eagles

Occupying the 5th spot among the Most Valuable Nigerian Players is Taiwo Awoniyi, with a market value of €28 million. Playing for the Premier League side Nottingham Forest, Awoniyi showcases his goal-scoring prowess and attacking flair for both the Super Eagles team and his club.

4. Alex Iwobi – €28m

Alex Iwobi in Nigeria national team
Alex Iwobi

With a market value of €28 million, Alex Iwobi is a key player among the Most Valuable Super Eagles Players. An Arsenal academy product, Iwobi currently plays for Fulham, showcasing consistent performances since joining Fulham from Everton.

3. Ademola Lookman – €30m

Ademola Lookan - Most Valuable Nigerian Players
Ademola Lookman

In the 3rd position is Ademola Lookman, having a market value of €30 million. Currently playing for Atalanta, Lookman is known for his versatile skills and attacking flair to both the Super Eagles and his club, he contributed to the Nigerian team that reached the Afcon semifinal in 2023.

2. Victor Boniface – €40m

Victor Boniface
Victor Boniface

The Bundesliga star and 2024 Bundesliga champion emerges as one of the hottest centre forwards in 2024 and has a market value of €40 million. His remarkable performance includes scoring 16 goals and providing 8 assists in 2023. Additionally, Boniface has claimed the Bundesliga Rookie of the Month award for an impressive fifth consecutive time.

1. Victor Osimhen – €110m

Victor Osimhen
Victor Osimhen CAF Player of the Year

Victor Osimhen is the most valuable Nigerian Super Eagles player and the most valuable player in the Italian Serie A with a market value of €110 million.

Victor Osimhen, the CAF Footballer of the Year and Serie A winner is the epitome of football excellence in Nigeria.

His remarkable achievements in 2023, including being the top scorer and best striker in Serie A, securing the Serie A (AIC) Player of the Season award, and claiming an impressive 8th position in the Ballon d’Or rankings, showcase his exceptional talent.

Playing a pivotal role for Napoli, Osimhen’s outstanding performance contributed to the club’s historic third-ever Scudetto title in 2023, marking Napoli’s first achievement since the legendary Diego Maradona’s era 33 years ago.

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