- Super Eagles of Nigeria have been rated as second most valuable national team in Africa
- The are 19th in the world and they are behind Senegal who are rated number one in Africa
- England are occupying the first position on the table of most valuable national teams
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Nigeria who are three-time African champions have been ranked as the second most valuable national team in Africa and they are occupying 19th position in the world.
This is according to the latest development by Transfermarkt who ranked the valuation of the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the region of €216.65 million.
Senegal are said to be topping the chart in Africa with valuation of €319.78m and Liverpool striker Sadio Mane being their biggest player so far.
Nigeria international Wifred Ndidi who plays for Premier League side Leicester City is currently the country's most valuable player after his market value increased by as much as €9 million from €36m to €45m.
This happened after his club in England Leicester City finished among the top five at the end of the 2019/20 Premier League season.
Leicester City would have finished among the top four, but they lost their final game of the season against Manchester United and they will play in the Europa League next term.
Meanwhile, England are rated as the most valuable national team in the world and they are being followed by France who are the current world champions.
Brazil are occupying third position on the table, while Germany are fourth with Belgium fifth on the table of most valuable national teams.
Super Eagles ranked among top 100 most valuable national teams, 2nd in Africa (photo: Pascal Patrick)
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Kenneth Omeruo is reportedly on the radar of Turkish giants Trabzonspor as the Super Eagles defender is poised to leave Spanish outfit Leganes following their relegation to the Segunda Division.
The very experienced defender moved to join the Cucumber Growers on a permanent deal last summer from Premier League club Chelsea after impressing on loan in the previous campaign.
Omeruo found the back of the net once during the 2019/2020 season for Leganes and now Complete Sports reports that the player might switch to Trabzonspor in Turkey.
Reports however have it that Leganes are not willing to accept less than the €5 million they paid Chelsea for the player last summer. Trabzonspor finished in second position in the Turkish Super Lig last season but won the FA Cup title.
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