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

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

Meet the best: The top 10 Nigerian male footballers to watch in 2024 as they set to take over the world of football. Rising stars are set to dazzle the world with their skills and talent as they look to continue where they left off in 2023.Top 10 Nigerian Male Footballers: Rising Stars and Seasoned Champions to Watch in 2024

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

10: Rafiu Durosinmi

Rafiu Durosinmi

At just 20 years old, Durosinmi’s stellar performance in Europe caught the attention of English and German clubs.

Eintracht Frankfurt secured his transfer, and his move to the German Bundesliga in January is highly anticipated. Expect big things from this rising star in 2024.

9: Akor Adams

Akor Adams

Adams emerged in France with Montpellier, impressing with seven goals in 15 matches in Ligue 1.

His explosive start hints at an even more remarkable year ahead for the dynamic striker.

8: Calvin Bassey

Calvin Bassey

Bassey’s journey from Rangers to a stint at Ajax and now Fulham showcased his defensive prowess.

With his speed and strength, he’s a crucial asset for Nigeria’s quest for success in the upcoming African Cup of Nations.

7: Gift Orban

Gift Orban

Orban’s goal-scoring streak at KAA Gent turned heads across Europe. Although his pace slowed, his focus on club duties and potential move to the Premier League set the stage for an exciting 2024.

The question remains: Nigeria or Togo?

6: Taiwo Awoniyi


Taiwo Awoniyi

Awoniyi’s impact at Nottingham Forest defied expectations, securing their stay in the top flight. With his goal-scoring ability, he’s become a vital figure in Forest’s attack.

5: Terem Moffi

Terem Moffi

Moffi’s contributions at OGC Nice hint at greater potential. His goal-scoring prowess could be pivotal in challenging PSG for the league title in 2024.

4: Igoh Ogbu

Igoh Ogbu

Ogbu’s defensive skills at Slavia Prague position him for a potential debut with the Super Eagles in 2024, possibly cementing a regular spot in the squad.

3: Wilfred Ndidi

Wilfred Ndidi

Ndidi’s commitment to Leicester City in the Championship showcases his adaptability and leadership. Expect him to drive Nigeria’s AFCON campaign and guide Leicester back to the Premier League.

2: Victor Osimhen

Victor Osimhen

Osimhen’s remarkable 2023 with Napoli culminated in individual accolades and a historic Scudetto.

As he leads Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations, a potential move to a top European club could further solidify his place among football’s elite.

1: Victor Boniface

Victor Boniface

The standout performer heading into 2024, Boniface’s impressive stats and multiple Rookie Player of the Month awards make him a player to watch.

Valued at €40 million, he’s touted as Nigeria’s potential €100 million star.

A move to Bayer Leverkusen and success at both club and international levels could skyrocket his career, challenging even Osimhen’s status.

The 2024 football season promises excitement as these Nigerian talents shine in various leagues worldwide.

Boniface, in particular, emerges as a potential game-changer, poised to make a significant impact on the global stage.

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