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Nigerians in the Bundesliga

The Bundesliga is the toptier of the German football league system, and is one of the most popular and successful leagues in the world. It consists of 18 teams who play a double roundrobin format to determine the champion. Some of the best players in the world have played in the Bundesliga, such as Robert Lewandowski, Mariotze, and Marco Reus. The league is known for its passionate fans, highquality play, and exciting atmosphere. The Bundesliga also produces several of the best teams in Europe, with Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund often leading the way.

The popularity of the Bundesliga in Africa is growing steadily, with fans in the continent enjoying the fastpaced, competitive nature of Germany‘s topflight football. According to a 2020 study by the Bundesliga, the league is watched by more than 2.2 million people in Africa, with the majority of viewers coming from Nigeria, Algeria, Egypt, and Morocco. The Bundesliga‘s popularity in Africa has been boosted in recent years by the success of African players such as PierreEmerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane, and Mohamed Salah, who have all played in the league. Additionally, the Bundesliga‘s extensive television and digital coverage has helped to increase its visibility in the continent.

Nigerian Players in Bundesliga

Nigeria has had a number of players represent the country in the German Bundesliga. Some prominent players of Nigerian descent who have played in the Bundesliga include:

  • Anthony Ujah 1. FC Köln
  • Chinedu Obasi FC Schalke 04
  • Yakubu Aiyegbeni Borussia Mönchengladbach
  • Obafemi Martins Wolfsburg
  • John Obi Mikel Borussia Mönchengladbach (loan from Chelsea F.C.)
  • Victor Agali Hannover 96
  • Kingsley Onuegbu VfL Wolfsburg
  • Lukman Haruna 1. FC Köln (on loan from Monaco)  
  • Obinna Nsofor FC Schalke 04
  • Ikechukwu Uche Mainz 05

Have a look at the Nigerian players in the Premier League or in La Liga too!

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