Report has it that John Mikel Obi, Super Eagles captain is the richest Nigerian player in terms of overall assets and accumulated net worth of earnings.
Footballlive.ng can report that, though Leicester City’s Wilfred Onyinyen Ndidi is the most valuable Nigerian player in transfer ratings, Mikel tops the list in terms of investments, capital projects and endorsements.
Mikel tops the survey that took into consideration of some of Nigeria’s top players of the immediate past dispensation, with many of the Super Eagles’ current star missing high spots in calculations of overall assets.
Mikel tops the overall ratings of rich Nigerian players with a net worth of $57m, followed by Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins with $37m.
They are followed by three of the recent stars, with Victor Moses at $20.1m, as well as Ahmed Musa and Emmanuel Emenike in joint-fourth place at $18m, while sixth is Yakubu Aiyegbeni at $14.5m.
In seventh is Victor Anichebe at $11m, followed by Vincent Enyeama at $7m, Taye Ismaila Taiwo at $6.6m and last in the top-10 overall Nigerian value chart in assets is Peter Osaze Odemwingie at $5.5m net worth.