Top 5 Football Clubs In Nigeria
Nigeria is one of the power house of football in Africa.
When it comes to soccer,Nigeria is the team every other African team will want to win.
--Over the years Nigeria's local league has improved greatly and are now recognized in Africa and beyond,this article contains the top 5 football clubs in Nigeria.
The Top 5 Football Clubs In Nigeria:
1. Enyimba International Football Club
Enyimba F.C is perhaps one of the most successful football clubs in Nigeria.
Enyimba in Igbo means ''The people's Elephant".
The club was formerly known as "Iwuanyanwu Nationale" and was founded in 1976.
Enyimba F.C has won two African Champions League titles, six Nigerian championships and three Federation Cups,for the people of Aba in Abia state Nigeria,Enyimba F.C is their pride.
The club was recently valued at about 10 Million Euros making it the most expensive and valuable club in the Nigerian premier league.
2. Rangers International Football Club
The Enugu state based club has never been relegated from the Nigerian premier league since its inception.
The club has has won the league seven times and are popularly called the Enugu Rangers.
--3. Kano Pillars FC
The Kano state based club has wan the NPL title four times.The years in which Kano pillars won the NPL are 2008, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
The club was founded in 1990.
4. Shooting Stars Sports Club
This Nigerian club prides itself as being the first Nigerian club-side to win an international trophy.
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Shooting stars won the first edition of CAF Cup.
Popularly known as 3SC, Shooting Stars football club is based in Ibadan, Oyo state and has won the Nigerian premier league five times.
5. Bendel Insurance F.C
Originally known as the vipers of Benin, Bendel Insurance was one of the first teams that founded the Nigerian premier league.
The club has won the Nigerian premier league five times.
The football club is based in Benin city, Edo state Nigeria.