Super Eagles Now Africa’s Most Valuable National Team

NFF moves to integrated Enyeama into the Super Eagles ahead of AFCON.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria is now officially the most valued national team in Africa according to recent reports reports.

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The Super Eagles according to a publication by Livescore is the most valued international squad in Africa. This update is coming after the end of all transfer window across different world leagues.

The Nigeria’s national team at the moment comprises of high valued footballers like Napoli’s Victor Osimhen (who’s valued at €120million by transfer-market), Alex Iwobi of Fulham (valued at €28million same by transfer-market), AC Milan’s Samuel Chukwueze (currently valued at €25million). Also other high valued and profiled players like OGC Nice forward Terem Moffi, Bayer 04 Leverkusen’ Victor Boniface are all part of the Super Eagles.

Super Eagles now Africa’s most valuable team

According to the Livescore publication, the Super Eagles is valued at €364million, and are sitting top of the chart. The Atlas Lions of Morocco are second on the chart with an estimated value of €297million. The 2022 FIFA world cup semifinalist have the likes of Sofyan Amrabat(Manchester United) Achraf Hakim(PSG) and Yassine Bouno in their setup.

Sao Tome and Principe line up against the Super Eagles before kick-off.
Sao Tome and Principe line up against Super Eagles in Uyo

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On the third spot is the Elephants of Ivory Coast, with an estimated value of €285million, while the reigning African Champions Senegal and former champions Ghana are on fourth and fifth positions respectively, with €261million and €216million estimated values.

The Super Eagles will hope to win its fourth title in Ivory Coast next year. The three-time African champions are seeded in Group A with host nation Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea and Guinea-Bissau.

In a related story, former coach of the Super Eagles, Augustine Egueavoen, has confessed Nigeria has what it takes to win a fourth title.

However, the former Super Eagles skipper admitted the race to winning a fourth title won’t be an easy one.

Nigeria has not won the AFCON title in the last decade, after becoming champions in the 2013 edition.

“We have been craving to try to get the Nations Cup back, since 2013 we’ve not been able to achieve that feat because we know we have the capacity, we have the quality and everything to be able to win it,” the NFF Technical Director said in an interview with Brila.

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Samuel Chukwueze reveal his transfer discussion with Osimhen
Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze

“But to say it is easy to achieve it is another thing so everybody has to work towards the same goal, support the team whichever way we can, support the coaches and the players have to go out there and do the job.”

Meanwhile, the Super Eagles race for the 2026 FIFA World Cup ticket will begin in November. The team will play host to Lesotho on match day one, before flying out to Kigali Rwanda, to take on Zimbabwe.

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