Transfermarkt has published a team of Nigeria’s most expensive players in the world and all of them have played for the national team.
The starting eleven is worth €161.40m (approximately N86.3 billion in Nigerian currency), with Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi the most expensive at €45 million.
Napoli’s Victor Osimhen came second with €40 million while Everton’s Alex Iwobi and Villarreal’s Samuel Chukwueze are worth €25 million each.
Nigeria’s Most Valuable XI
Goalkeeper : Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs) – €0.6 millionLeft-Back : Zaidu Sanusi (Porto) – €2.5 millionCenter Back : Chidozie Awaziem (Boavista) – €6 millionCenter Back : Semi Ajayi (West Brom) – €5 millionRight-back : Ola Aina (Fulham) – €7 millionCentral Defensive Midfielder : Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City) – €45 million
Central Defensive Midfielder : Oghenekaro Etebo (Galatasaray) – €4 millionAttacking Midfielder : Alex Iwobi ( Everton) – €25.5 millionAttacking Midfielder : Sone Aluko (Reading) – €0.8 millionAttacking Midfielder : Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal) – €25 millionStriker : Victor Osimhen (Napoli) – €40 million