The UEFA Champions League is the most lucrative club competition in the world, it’s a competition that sees footballers from every part of the world.
Notjustok has decided to highlight 10 Nigerians that have the most appearances in the UEFA Champions League including the qualifying series.
(10) Victor Ikpeba: (21)
Ikpeba who is popularly called the Prince of Monaco is the tenth player on this list with 21 appearances, he achieved this feat while playing for both Borussia Dortmund and Monaco.
(10) Celestine Babayaro: (21)
The left-back in his playing days is on the same number of games with Ikepa. Babayaro got this number of games playing for both Chelsea and Anderlecht of Belgium.
(9) Chidi Odiah: (25)
The former Super Eagles player is placed ninth on the list of these players. He achieved this feat playing for Sheriff and CSKA Moscow).
(8) Atanda Ayinla Yusuf: (26)
Yusuf Ayinla is the eighth player on this list with 26 appearances while playing for Dynami Kyiv.
(8) Julius Aghahowa: (26)
The former Super Eagles forward is joint in eighth place with Yusuf Ayinla, he achieved this feat while playing for Shakhtar Donetsk.
(7) Efe Ambrose (28)
The defender is seventh on the list, he achieved this feat while playing for the Celtic Football Club of Scotland.
(5) Ahmed Musa: (29)
Th Super Eagles captain is the fifth player on the list, he achieved this feat while he was playing for CSKA Moscow and Leicester City.
(4) Taye Taiwo: (35)
The former Super Eagles left-back who was known for his shot accuracy is fourth on the list of players. He achieved this feat while he was playing for three clubs which including ( Marseille, AC Milan and Dynamo Kyiv)
(3) Obafemi Martins: (36)
The former Super Eagles player who is popularly known as the “weapon of mass destruction” is the third player on this list. He achieved this feat while he was playing for Inter Milan, Wolfsburg and Rubin.
(2) John Mikel Obi: (59)
The former Super Eagles captain is the second player on the list, he achieved this feat while playing for Chelsea Football Club. He also won the UEFA Champions League while he was with the Blues.
(1) Kanu Nwakwo: (60)
The former Super Eagles player is popularly known as “Papilo” tops the list of players with the most appearances. He achieved this feat while he was playing for Ajax and Arsenal Football Club. Kanu also won the UEFA Champions League while playing for Ajax.