The English Premiership is the largest sports activities franchise within the carrying international with international viewing target audience scattered over all of the continents of the arena. It at this time is composed of twenty groups which are anticipated to play 38 video games every totaling 380 video games from August to Might every yr.
The English Premiership has observed the inflow of Non-British voters particularly Nigerians during the last couple of years. Their sure affect can’t be adequately emphasised taking into consideration the truth that they continue to be a significant pressure in international soccer. Beneath is a profile of the highest five Nigerian footballers plying their business in English Premier League golf equipment.
- Dickson Etuhu
Dickson Etuhu is an attacking Midfielder with Fulham soccer membership of England. An integral a part of their first workforce, he helped the membership achieve the general of the Europa Cup in 2009, the place they narrowly misplaced to Athletico Madrid of Spain.
He’s additionally a member of the senior nationwide workforce of Nigeria- the Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria. It’s fascinating to notice that Dickson Etuhu participated within the 2010 FIFA International Cup hosted by way of South Africa and had a moderately excellent event.
- Victor Anichebe
This Everton attacking maestro has at all times been a key member of David Moyes workforce till harm sustained right through Nigeria’s construct as much as the 2010 FIFA International Cup hampered his growth. He used to be a member of the Silver profitable 2008 Olympic Soccer workforce that represented Nigeria at Beijing. Victor Anichebe has been used in large part as a sub over the last 3 seasons, because of the presence of established stars like Luis Saha and Yakubu Aiyegbeni within the Everton front-line.
- Yakubu Aiyegbeni
Love him or hate him, Yakubu Aiyegbeni merits some point out a few of the most sensible Nigerian stars within the English Premier League. He has in the past performed for Portsmouth F.C and Middlesbrough. His look for Everton has on the other hand been limited to the bench within the 2010/2011 season due a dip in shape.
Yakubu earned the wrath of Nigerians on the ultimate FIFA International Cup when he made the largest pass over of the event in Nigeria’s 3rd and ultimate fit in opposition to South Korea. Even if he later scored thru a penalty in that very same fit, Nigerians again house have now not forgiven him for a pass over that may most definitely have observed Nigeria thru to the following spherical of the International Cup.
- Osaze Odewengie
Osaze Odewengie set tongues wagging when he left Russian Membership Lokomotiv Moscow for Premiership side-West Bromwich Albion in 2010. He turned into an fast revelation within the Premiership as he scored the most important objectives within the win in opposition to Arsenal, Newcastle United and West Ham United. Osaze whose father is a Nigeria and mom Russian, opted to play for the Tremendous Eagles and used to be decided on for the 2004 African International locations Cup the place he scored a brace in opposition to South Africa in one of the crucial team suits. He additionally received silver with the Olympic workforce on the 2008 Olympic Video games held in Beijing and lately performed on the 2010 FIFA International Cup the place Nigeria were given bundled out within the First spherical.
- Obinna Nsofor
Obinna Nsofor is a striker with the English Premiership side- West Ham United. He’s at this time on mortgage from Italian side- Inter Milan the place he has been for the previous 3 seasons. He additionally performed on mortgage for Malaga F.C of Spain.
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