The Super Eagles are the twentieth most expensive team that will
participate in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, according to transfer
market experts transfermarkt.co.uk.
Nigeria, who have a squad size of 23, are valued at 80.78 million
pounds (approximately N38.45 billion in Nigerian currency).
Brazil currently have the most expensive squad (£606.15m), followed by
Germany (£572.85m), France (£572.85m), Spain (£543.15m) and Argentina
Senegal, who have in their ranks Liverpool’s Sadio Mané and Monaco
winger Keita Baldé lead the way in Africa with a market value of
£195.89m, ahead of Morocco (£88.56m), Nigeria, Egypt (£76.05m) and
Our other rivals at the World Cup Croatia and Iceland occupy the
eighth (£265.28m) and twenty-second (£56.12m) positions respectively.
It should be noted that the Super Eagles would have ranked higher than
20th but Nigeria’s most valuable player, Chelsea’s Victor Moses who is
valued at £16.20m, was omitted from the players rated because he
missed the games against Argentina and Algeri