5 Most Handsome Nigerian Footballers

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5. Victor Osimhen

 

Age: 21

Club: LOSC Lille

The 21 year old rose to Stardom after scoring 10 goals in 7 matches and winning the Golden boot at the U-17 world cup in 2015. And since then he hasn’t looked back with 4 goals already in 7 appearances for the Super Eagles.

Osimhen has also been in scintillating form for French side Lille this season scoring 18 goals and providing 5 assists. And with the looks and style to match his footballing abilities,The future looks bright for the young striker.

 

4. Alex Iwobi

 

Age: 24

Club: Everton F.C

Alex Iwobi is undoubtedly the biggest name in Nigerian football at the moment, The Everton winger is the only Nigerian footballer with over a million followers on Instagram, Also having endorsement deals with companies like Nike,Multichoice,LG to name a few.

The Lagos – born England- based star might not have hit the ground running as of yet following his move from Arsenal to Everton but he still remains the most marketable footballer in Nigeria right now and his looks have more than played their part.

3. Leon Balogun

 

Age: 31

Club: Brighton & Hove Albion

Leon Balogun was born to a Nigerian father and a German mother.

He made his debut for the Super Eagles in 2014 and has been a regular in the team since then appearing in both the 2018 world cup and the 2019 African cup of nations.

With his stature and his charming looks,The bullish defender is without a doubt one of the most handsome footballers in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

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2. William Troost Ekong

 

Age: 26

Club: Udinese Calcio

Troost Ekong rose to prominence after playing a Major role in Nigeria Bronze Medal win at the Olympics in Rio in 2016. Since then he has evolved into the leader of the Super Eagles backline playing all games at the 2018 world cup and starring at the African cup of nations last year.

Born to a Nigerian father and Dutch mother,The Udinese defender is blessed with good looks and a smile that could melt the heart of any lady.

1. Maduka Okoye

 

Age: 20

Club: Fortuna Dusseldorf II

The youngest on the list,Maduka Okoye is relatively unknown to the Nigerian public having made just 1 appearance for the Super Eagles which came in a friendly against Brazil in 2019.

The Nigeria Head Coach Gernot Rohr believes that Okoye could be the one to solve the Goalkeeping problems which have plagued the Super Eagles for some time,so expect to see a lot of Okoye in the coming years.

Though he hasn’t been capped more than once by the National team, There is no denying that Okoye has the looks and physique to drive the ladies crazy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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