Super Eagles: Africa’s most valuable squad, 10th in the world

Super Eagles: Africa’s most valuable squad, 10th in the world
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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have achieved yet another milestone, cementing their status as a football powerhouse on the African continent.

In a recent revelation, the Super Eagles were ranked as the most valuable squad in Africa and secured an impressive 10th position in the global rankings.

This remarkable achievement was disclosed in an eye-catching infographic that was shared on the official social media pages of the Nigerian national football team over the weekend.

It serves as a testament to the talent and potential that the Super Eagles possess.

In the realm of African football, the Super Eagles have consistently been a force to be reckoned with.

With a rich history that includes three African Cup of Nations titles, the team has been a source of national pride and inspiration.

Now, they have reached new heights by becoming the most valuable squad on the African continent.

Super Eagles: Joining the elite top ten

While their status as Africa's top squad is a remarkable feat in itself, the Super Eagles have also found a place among the global elite.

They currently hold the 10th position in the list of the world's most valuable national teams.

The countries that precede Nigeria in this prestigious ranking include football giants like England, France, Portugal, Brazil, Spain, Argentina, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands.

To be among such esteemed company is a testament to the quality of talent and potential that the Super Eagles possess.

The Super Eagles have been assigned a valuation of €451.60 million, further underlining their importance in the football world.

This valuation not only reflects the skill and potential of the players but also their marketability and potential for future success.

While the Super Eagles have maintained their position as Africa's top team in terms of squad value, their recent performance in the FIFA rankings indicates their continued strength.

Although they dropped one place in the September monthly FIFA rankings, they retained their sixth position on the African continent.

This consistent presence among the top teams in Africa and their impressive global ranking highlights their potential to be a force to be reckoned with in international competitions.

For fans of Nigerian football, this news comes as a source of excitement and optimism. The Super Eagles have been on a path of continuous improvement and development, and this ranking only serves to validate their potential on the world stage.

As Nigeria's most valuable squad and a top-ten team in the world, the Super Eagles are well-positioned to inspire a new generation of talent and continue their pursuit of excellence in international football.

The future of Nigerian football looks bright, and the Super Eagles are at the forefront of this exciting journey.

The Top 10 most valuable national teams

  1. England UEFA – €1.37bn
  2. France UEFA – €1.09bn
  3. Portugal UEFA – €990.00m
  4. Brazil CONMEBOL – €969.00m
  5. Spain UEFA – €811.00m
  6. Argentina CONMEBOL – €797.50m
  7. Germany UEFA – €789.50m
  8. Italy UEFA – €636.50m
  9. Netherlands UEFA – €519.00m
  10.  Nigeria CAF – €467.60m

Top 10 most valuable Super Eagles players

Osimhen the most valuable Super Eagles player
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# Player Age Nat. Club Market Value
1 Victor Osimhen 24 Nigeria SSC Napoli €120.00m
2 Victor Boniface 22 Nigeria Bayer 04 Leverkusen €40.00m
3 Taiwo Awoniyi 26 Nigeria Nottingham Forest €30.00m
4 Ademola Lookman 26 Nigeria Atalanta BC (England) €30.00m
5 Alex Iwobi 27 Nigeria Fulham FC (England) €28.00m
6 Wilfred Ndidi 26 Nigeria Leicester City (England) €25.00m
7 Samuel Chukwueze 24 Nigeria AC Milan €25.00m
8 Terem Moffi 24 Nigeria OGC Nice €25.00m
9 Gift Orban 21 Nigeria KAA Gent (Togo) €20.00m
10 Kelechi Iheanacho 27 Nigeria Leicester City (England) €18.00m

Top 10 most valuable African national teams

# Country Confederation Market Value
1 Nigeria CAF €467.60m
2 Morocco CAF €324.05m
3 Ivory Coast CAF €321.08m
4 Senegal CAF €263.20m
5 Algeria CAF €206.70m
6 Ghana CAF €197.18m
7 Cameroon CAF €178.35m
8 Mali CAF €166.65m
9 Egypt CAF €126.60m
10 Democratic Republic of the Congo CAF €115.95m

This article was most recently revised and updated 8 months ago

Rababe Koussaimi, a 22-year-old journalist, is deeply passionate about the world of sports. She grew up in a footballing environment, supporting both Bayern Munich and Wydad Athletic Club. She began her English journalism career by hosting a podcast for the first English radio station in Morocco. Currently, the Moroccan journalist channels her enthusiasm into writing and conducting extensive research, creating insightful and engaging content for GoalBall Live readers.