Former Nigerian International. Sam Sodje has given his opinion as regards to the Best Nigerian Player the English Premier League has ever seen.

Mikel, Okocha, Kanu, Celestine Babayaro, Joseph Yobo and Yakubu are some of the Big Nigerian Names to have played in the Premier league in the past years. All the Aforementioned names could be said to have had a successful career, winning a couple of Silver wares during their time in the League.

While Speaking on Sports Radio, Brila FM, Sam Sodje acknowledged and Appreciated the impact of some Nigerians in the Premier league but Pointing out specifically, Celestine Babayaro to be the best among the lot.

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“You have to give respect to likes of Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Efan Ekoku for scoring plenty goals and the players who played more 50 games in the premier league,” Sodje told Brila FM.

“So I give respect to Yobo, Mikel, but I won’t lie to the Nigerians who brought influence on premier are Babayaro and Kanu, but I love Babayaro and will say he’s the best.”

Babayaro featured for Chelsea from 1997 to 2005 winning the FA cup, UEFA cup and UEFA super cup.  

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