Top 10 Nigerian Female Footballers: Rising Stars and Seasoned Champions to Watch in 2024

Top 10 Nigerian Female Footballers to Watch Out For in 2024

Get ready for an electrifying year of Nigerian football, because these top 10 phenomenal female footballers are ready to shine in 2024.Top 10 Nigerian Female Footballers: Rising Stars and Seasoned Champions to Watch in 2024

From young talents like Echegini and Sabastine to established icons like Oshoala and Ajibade, each brings their own unique magic to the pitch, Footballrover reports.

Here are the top ten Nigerian Female Footballers to watchout for next year:

10. Jennifer Onyinye Echegini

Jennifer Onyinye Echegini

Echegini’s standout 2023 season saw her excel at the Florida State Seminoles and represent Nigeria at the World Cup.

In 2024, a potential move to Juventus in Europe awaits, promising an even more remarkable year for the midfielder.

9. Nicole Payne

Nicole Payne

After signing with Paris Saint-Germain in 2023, Payne aims for a solid role at PSG to boost her chances in Nigeria’s squad. A 22-year-old full-back, her aspirations for 2024 focus on consistent play for both club and country.

8. Flourish Sabastine

Flourish Sabastine

Considered one of Africa’s brightest talents, Sabastine’s move to Stade de Reims in 2023 sets the stage for an unforgettable 2024, potentially securing a key position for both her club and Nigeria.

7. Deborah Abiodun

Deborah Abiodun

Abiodun’s stellar displays for the Pittsburgh Panthers hint at a promising 2024, building on her standout performances at the FIFA U20 World Cup and positioning her as a player to watch in the coming year.

6. Oluwatosin Demehin

Oluwatosin Demehin

Demehin’s solid defence for both the Falcons and Nigeria makes her a standout prospect.

With consistent performances for Stade de Reims and Nigeria’s ambitions in the WAFCON, 2024 could be a stellar year for her.

5. Ashleigh Plumptre

Ashleigh Plumptre

Eyeing participation in the Olympics for Nigeria, Plumptre’s impressive form in the Saudi Arabian women’s league bodes well for Nigeria’s chances.

Her role in the Super Falcons’ pursuit to regain the African crown adds anticipation for 2024.

4. Asisat Oshoala


Asisat Oshoala

Oshoala’s impressive achievements with Barcelona and Nigeria set high standards. With Barcelona’s dominance and Nigeria’s aspirations for Olympic success, 2024 could witness another remarkable year for her.

3. Christy Ucheibe

Christy Ucheibe

Ucheibe’s successes with SL Benfica and Nigeria hint at a promising 2024. Her pivotal role in both club and national team success sets the stage for another influential year.

2. Rasheedat Ajibade

Rasheedat Ajibade

Ajibade’s contributions to Atletico de Madrid Femenino and the Super Falcons in 2023 position her as a key player in both club and country’s quest for silverware in 2024.

1. Chiamaka Nnadozie

Chiamaka Nnadozie

Named Africa’s Best Goalkeeper in 2023, Nnadozie’s stellar performances for Nigeria and Paris FC set high expectations for 2024.

Her aim to secure victories in the WAFCON, Olympics, and UEFA Women’s Champions League could define her year.

This elite group of Nigerian female players promises an exciting and eventful 2024, filled with aspirations for success at both club and international levels.

Source: Eagles Tracker

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