#NigeriaAt55: 3 Greatest Nigerian Players Of All Time (PICS)

Since Nigeria picked up autonomy on October 1, 1960, Football unarguably has established a framework for Peace and Unity in the nation.

Viewed as the "Titans of Africa", Nigeria is honored with a best's portion crude gifts over the world.

From any semblance of Jay Okocha, to Nwankwo Kanu, down to Segun Odegbami, this nation is honored with a best's portion footballers to have ever played the amusement.

Naij.com has gathered a top's rundown 10 Nigerian footballers ever all together of how awesome were their achievements in football both locally in Nigeria and comprehensively also.

3. Daniel Amokachi – Popularly viewed as the "Bull", Amokachi was found by the then mentor of the National group, Clement Westerhof while playing for Ranchers Bee.

He was a key player in the magnificent 1994, 1996 squad and assist Nigeria with lifting the AFCON trophy in 1994 and additionally the Olympic gold in 1996 subsequent to beating Argentina in the las

2. Stephen Keshi – Born on January 23, 1962 in Azare, Bauchi state, Nigeria, Keshi is still Nigeria's longest serving captain.

On the field however he was a superb marksman and once in a while had objectives he could call his own.

He was a key player of the Nigerian national group and showed up at the 1994 FIFA World Cup, he played in five African Cup of Nations titles and was additionally a group's piece when they won the 1994 African Cup of Nation

1. Nwankwo Kanu: Popularly viewed as "Papilo" amid his playing days, Kanu is apparently the best Nigerian player to have ever played the amusement.

Nwankwo Kanu began his football vocation locally in the Nigerian class playing for Iwuayanwu National at age of 15 (now known as Heartland FC) before being found and welcomed to play at the 1993 Under 17 junior world glass in Japan.