Nigerian Footballers That Won major Trophies in Europe in 2020/21 Season
Nigerian Footballers across Europe are turning the table as they have led their various clubs to different European trophies in the 2020/21 football Season. Below is the list of the Nigerian Players who have done both country and their clubs proud.
- Asisat Oshoala:
Asisat Oshoala the Nigerian prolific female striker who plays for the Barcelona female team won the UEFA Women’s Champions League & Primera División Femenina with Barcelona with an outstanding record of unbeaten run for the whole season.
- Paul Onuachu:
Paul Onuachu plies his trade in the Belgium league. The prolific striker was named the Belgian League 2020/2021 top scorer with goal records of 35 goals across all competitions winning the Golden Boot award. The 26-year-old won the Belgian Cup with Genk and was also named Belgian Pro League Player of the Season.
- Leon Balogun and Joe Aribo:
The duos that play for the Scottish Premiership with Rangers were in spectacular form as the club clinched the Scottish Premiership. Rangers were undefeated in all 38 games in the Scottish Premiership in 2020/2021.
- Iheanacho and Ndidi:
Both plays for Leicester City in the English Premier League and won the English FA Cup but narrowly missed out on the UEFA Champions League qualification.
- Peter Olayinka:
Peter Olayinka won the Czech First League and Czech Cup with Slavia Prague
- Chukwueze :
Chukwueze wins the UEFA Europa League with Villarreal.
- Cyril Dessers:
Cyril Dessers also won the Belgian Cup along with Paul Onuachu at the Belgian Pro League.
- Shehu Abdullahi:
Shehu Abdullahi won the Cypriot First Division with Omonia.
9. David Okereke:
David Okereke won the Belgian Jupiler Pro League with Club Brugge.
10. Christy Ucheibe:
Christy Ucheibe won the Portuguese Women’s League with SL Benfica
In the continent and other parts of the world, Nigerians Footballers are doing tremendously well, bringing back the hay days when Nigerian footballers dominated the trade.
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