Top 5 Best Football Clubs in Nigeria (2024)

Nigerian Football clubs are not as rich as the popular European clubs like Barcelona, Real Madrid, Chelsea, e.t.c, but they are becoming well known among Nigerians and even around Africa. Most football talents in the world of football are found in the African continent and even in Nigeria.


Below are the top 5 football clubs in Nigeria and a little description about them

1. Enyimba Football Club

Enyimba F.C  was formerly known as “Iwuanyanwu Nationale” and is seen as the most successful football club in Nigeria. Enyimba Football Club was founded in 1976. Since 2001, Enyimba trophies includes two African Champions League titles, six Nigerian championships and three Federation Cups.

Eyinmba football club is also the most popular football club in Nigeria and are also one of the best richest football clubs in Africa making around 10million euros on a yearly basis. They are also one of the Nigerian clubs with the highest fan base,

2. Kano Pillars FC

Kano Pillars FC is also on the list of top Nigerian football clubs. Founded in 199 and based in kano, This football club has won four titles in the Nigerian premier league. The years in which Kano pillars won the NPL are 2008, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

With fans scattered around the country, they have built a reputation as one of the football clubs that can be tough to beat.

3. Rangers International Football Club

The club that has never been relegated from the Nigerian premier league is Rangers Football Club, an achievement and record yet to be broken by any Nigerian club in the premiership. Popularly called Enugu Rangers, this club is based in Enugu state and has won the league six times.

4. Shooting Stars Sports Club

They are the first Nigerian club-side to win an international trophy and are among the list of the most followed clubs in Nigeria

5. Bendel Insurance F.C

Bendel Insurance F.C started the Nigerian premier league, winning it five times. They are based in Benin are least on the list of top best popular football clubs in Nigeria

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Oluchi Chukwu

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