In recent times social media platforms like twitter and Instagram have brought sports personalities closer to their fan following crowd than ever. With the growth of social media, fans can directly message their favourite players and send them well wishes easily. Now all the fan fantasies have come to life with these footballers showcasing their glorious career moments, training sessions and family times.
In this piece we will be looking at 10 Nigerian football players with the most followers on Instagram. In case you are not following them, we have the ultimate list for you.
Now let’s dive in and check them out!
10. Kelechi Iheanacho – 505K Followers.
Leicester City forward comes number 10 on our list of most followed Nigerian footballers on Instagram. The 2013 FIFA U17 highest goal scorer, has a following of 505k followers at the moment.
9. Wilfred Ndidi – 507K Followers.
At number in this list of top 10 most followed Nigerian footballers on Instagram in 2020, we have Wilfred Ndidi. He plays for Leicester City as well as the Nigerian National Team. His Primary role is of a defenisve midfielder. His game play and awesome attitude, has won the hearts of many Nigerians, and is the reason for his popularity with a fan-base of 507k followers.
8. Asisat Oshoala – 533K Followers.
The current CAF Women’s footballer of the year Asisat Oshoala, is number 8 on our list and apparently the only female player on this list too. The current Barcelona women team forward stays at number 8 with 533k followers at the moment.
7. Ahmed Musa – 625K Followers.
Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr forward, Ahmed Musa is one of the top 10 most followed Nigerian footballers on Instagram in 2020. This left-wing forward player, is considered one of the best Nigerian player by some people had has managed to gain over 625k followers on instagram.
6. Henry Onyekuru – 645K Followers.
At number 6 in this list of top 10 most followed Nigerian footballers on Instagram, we have Henry Onyekuru. He is among the list of good looking footballers as well and he deserves to be there. This Nigerian footballer currently plays for Turkish side, Galatasaray and has 645k followers to his instagram account.
5. Odion Ighalo – 731K Followers.
On loan Manchester United Striker, Odion Ighalo sits at number 5 in this list of top 10 most followed Nigerian footballers on Instagram. His skills and talent have fetched him almost 731k followers on Instagram.
4. Kenneth Omeruo – 749K Followers.
At number 4 in this list of top 10 most followed Nigerian footballers on Instagram we have Kenneth Omeruo. The CD Leganes defender is also one of the most popular Nigerian footballers on Social Media, with 749k followers to his instagram account.
3. Victor Moses – 869K Followers.
Current Inter Milan of Italy midfielder, Victor Moses, sits at number 3 on our list. The former Chelsea FC and Super Eagles midfielder has craved some popularity for himself on social media with 869k followers to his Instagram account.
2. John Mikel Obi – 905K Followers.
At number 2 in this list of top 10 most followed Nigerian footballers on Instagram in 2020, we have John Mikel Obi. He is repeatedly regarded as one of the greatest African and Nigerian footballers of all time. The AFCON 2013 winner has 905k followers to his instagram account at the moment.
1. Alex Iwobi – 1.3M Followers.
Number 1 on this list of most followed Nigerian footballers on Instagram in 2020 is none other than Alex Iwobi. It is not shocking news that he has the most followers here. His handsome face and yet amazing personality might also be the reason for his Instagram fame. The Everton FC forward currently tops the list with 1.3 Million followers to his instagram page.
Yes guys, that’s a wrap. These are the top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram and their followers are increasing by the day. The number of followers may increase as well as decrease. But we only hope for the positive to happen.
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