Here are the top 3 Nigerian footballers to ever wear the Blue shirt for Chelsea.
Nigeria is known to be a household name in European
club football, with so many legacies by its footballers.
Lyonmacktv.com presents the top three Nigerian
football stars who have played for English giants
Celestine Babayaro, Mikel Obi, Kenneth Omeruo,
Emmanuel Sarki and Ola Aina are some of the Nigerians
who have previously been on the books of the London
Below are the top three Nigerian internationals (ranked)
to have adorned the famous blue kit.
1) John Mikel Obi: : The 35-year-old was signed by Chelsea
in 2006 from Lyn Oslo. Mikel was the subject of a bitter
dispute between Manchester United and Chelsea in
2005, before signing for the Blues the following year.
The former Nigerian international left Stamford Bridge in
2017, appearing in 372 games, winning two Premier
League titles, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa
League, Emirates FA Cup, Carling Cup (Now Carabao
Cup) and the Community Shield.
2) Celestine Babayaro: : Babayaro was a key member of
the Chelsea squad during the late 90s and the early
He joined Chelsea in 1997 from RSC Anderlecht and he
went on to make 196 appearances in his eight years stay
at the Bridge.
The left-back scored eight times and assisted six goals,
winning the UEFA Cup Winners Cup, UEFA Super Cup, FA
Cup and FA Charity Shield.
3) Victor Moses: : The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
winner joined the Blues from Wigan Athletic in 2012.
Moses played 128 times for the West Londoners, having
31 goals involvements (18 goals and 13 assists) and
winning four trophies.
He won the Premier League, UEFA Europa League and
the Emirates FA Cup.during his time at Chelsea.