Football is one of the world’s most popular games, featuring members of all nationalities and of diverse religious backgrounds. Many Muslim football players have had a long tradition of contributing to football. Their impressive success shines out with their followers.
Here are some Nigeria Muslim football players to know.
Musa, who is currently playing for the “Al-Nassr” national team and Saudi side, is one of the country’s most experienced footballers.
He became the first Nigerian to score more than once in a FIFA World Cup match, having scored twice in the 2014 FIFA World Cup against Argentina.
The Nigerian superstar began his football career on the streets when he had nothing but a ball and some friends who shared his love and passion for football.
Ramon Olamilekan Azeez is a Nigerian soccer player who plays as a central midfielder player for Granada CF. Starting from Almería B, he spent a large number of his professional career in Spain. He appeared in La Liga for his first-team and Granada.
Shehu Usman Abdullahi is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Turkish club Bursaspor as central midfield. 2016 Olympics Bronze Medalist ~ 2019 AFCON Bronze Winner ~ NPFL champs