11 Top-Scoring Nigerian Footballers In The UEFA Champions League
This record reveals the top-scoring Nigerian footballers within the historical past of the distinguished competitors, the UEFA Champions League.
Nigerian gamers have continued to point out that they’ll excel in all competitions; the grandest stage of membership soccer can be the UEFA Champions League. For this reason now we have compiled a listing of the top-scoring 11 Nigerian gamers which have scored the best quantity of objectives on this particular UEFA competitors which is the UEFA Champions League.
9. Michael Obiku 4 Objectives
The previous participant of the Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria holds the quantity 9 place with 4 objectives within the UEFA Champions League and its qualifying phases for all of the golf equipment he had performed for. Michael was an essential participant for the membership sides Feyenoord from 1992 by way of 1996. and Anorthosis Famagusta FC throughout the interval 1999-2000.
Except for this, the previous Nigerian star additionally grew to become the primary Nigerian to play within the J1(Japanese) League.
9. Anthony Nwakaeme 4 Objectives
The Nigerian worldwide at the moment performs his soccer for the Turkish facet Trabzonspor. Anthony had beforehand performed for Hapoel Beer-Sheva from 2015-to 2018, the place he scored a complete of 4 objectives for the Israeli facet within the UEFA Champions League competitors and qualifying matches.
9. Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis 4 Objectives
The present striker for the Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria and Watford within the Premier League scored a complete of 4 objectives within the UEFA Champions League and its qualifiers for his former facet Membership Brugge of Belgium, the place he was from 2017-2021.
Though the present facet he performs for Watford is nowhere near the UEFA champions league, Emmanuel Dennis nonetheless possesses a document price mentioning until he makes a return to the competitors.
7. Nwankwo Kanu 5 Objectives
The previous captain has scored a complete of 5 objectives within the UEFA Champions League and its qualifiers. Nwankwo Kanu scored these objectives on the Dutch facet Ajax from 1993-1996 and the English facet Arsenal 1999-2004.
He additionally gained the UEFA Champions League with Ajax as properly.
7. Brown Ideye 5 Objectives
The previous Nigerian participant was influential in Dynamo Kyiv’s marketing campaign within the UEFA Champions League qualifying phases throughout his spell there from 2011-2014. His interval at Olympiacos from 2015-to 2017 was additionally not barren within the UEFA Champions League as he scored the profitable purpose for the facet within the competitors’s group phases.
6. Ahmed Musa 6 Objectives
The present Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa has scored a complete of 6 objectives within the UEFA Champion League and its qualifiers. He scored within the competitors’s group phases for his former membership CSKA Moscow throughout his keep there from 2012-to 2016.
2. Ayegbeni Yakubu 7 Objectives
Yabuku holds the quantity two place with a complete of seven objectives. His spell at Maccabi Haifa from 1998-2003 noticed him rating a complete of seven objectives of their eight UEFA Champions League appearances.
The previous Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria worldwide was a confirmed purpose scorer in soccer.
2. Viktor Ikpeba 7 Objectives
The legendary Nigerian footballer Victor Ikpeba additionally holds the quantity two place on our record. His objectives for Monaco, the place he performed from 1993-1999, had been important of their UEFA Champions League journey.
2. Emmanuel Emenike 7 Objectives
The previous Nigerian ahead charts at quantity two with a complete of seven objectives within the UEFA Champions League and its qualifiers. His objectives within the qualifying spherical of the UEFA Champions league and the group phases for his former membership Spartak Moscow the place he performed from 2011-2013, stored the dream alive for the Russian facet within the competitors.
He additionally scored for Fenerbahçe and Olympiacos within the qualifying stage of the Champions League.
2. Julius Aghahowa 7 Objectives
The legendary participant for the Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria has additionally scored 7 objectives within the UEFA Champions league for his former membership facet Shakhtar Donetsk, the place he performed from 2000-2007 and a return in 2009-2012. His objectives within the qualifiers and the UEFA Champions League group phases had given his former facet Shakhtar Donetsk an opportunity to stay within the competitors.
1 Obafemi Martins 10 Objectives
It’s no shock that the legendary ‘Oba Objective’ holds the primary place on the record. Obafemi Martins scored a complete of 10 objectives for his membership sides within the UEFA Champions League and its qualifiers. His spell at Inter Milan from 2001 to 2006 noticed him rating objectives within the UEFA Competitors; his spell at VFL Wolfsburg from 2009 until 2010 was additionally fruitful when it comes to Champions League objectives and his interval at Rubin Kazan from 2010 until 2012.