Top five most handsome Nigerian male athletes in 2022

Top five most handsome Nigerian male athletes in 2022

Funmilayo Fameso 18:48 - 29.11.2022

Here's our top five most handsome Nigerian male athletes in 2022, who have been selected according to their impressive performances and attractiveness.

Athletes are some of the most attractive people in their style and looks. They are disciplined enough to work hard and maintain their incredible bodies so as to look their best.

The most handsome Nigerian male athletes selected are ranked according to their attractiveness and have proven time and time again that they have what it takes to stay at the top of their game. 

These athletes have found a way to combine impressive performances with their finesse and are determined to show beyond doubt that being a sportsman always compliments looking good and stylish.

Let us look at the top five most handsome Nigerian male athletes in 2022

5. Seye Ogunlewe

‘'A smiling face is a beautiful face. A smiling heart is a happy heart." – Dr. T.P. Chia

One major beauty feature that takes all the attention when you meet Seye Ogunlewe is his smile, which stands him out from the crowd.

Asides this, Ogunlewe is always looking good and stylish in his sporty wears with his trademark face cap to match his outfit, his native attires, and when there's need to go casual for important meetings. 

Seye Ogunlewe's best beauty feature is his smile

The three-times Nigerian 100m Champion was part of the Commonwealth Games 4x100m Bronze medal-winning relay squad, where he anchored the team to victory in the heats clocking 38.81s.

Ogunlewe has been at several international competitions for the country, and off track, he still finds a way to compliment his stylish looks with his athletics duties.

4. Best Erhire

The youngest in the field, Best Erhire’s new hair look, and attractive facial features earn him a spot on this list.

Having a baby boy look, Erhire is any Gen Z's wish of an attractive and presentable partner for bragging rights amongst friends. 

Best Erhire is the third most handsome athlete on our list

The High Jumper is a three-time All-American for his former school Middle Tennessee State University, but now transferred to Texas Tech University for the 2023 season and the rest of his college career.

He has a PB of 2.23m indoors and 2.20m outdoors. The 20-year-old is the Nigerian Junior Record (NJR) holder and currently the second-best high jumper in the country.

3. Chidi Okezie

Born to a Nigerian father and Jamaican mother, Chidi Okezie is the true definition of tall, dark, and handsome, whose attractive appearance can never go unnoticed.

Okezie was a former American athlete before switching allegiance in 2016. He has won a Bronze medal at every continental championship since his debut appearance at the African Championships in Durban, South Africa, where he won the 400m Bronze medal.

Chidi Okezie is the true definition of tall, dark and handsome

At the 2018 African Championships in Asaba, Nigeria, he won Bronze medals in the 400m and 4x400m, same at the 2019 African Games in Durban, and this year 4x400m Bronze at the African Championships in Mauritius.

2. Chukwuebuka Enekwechi

Chuks has that big, teddy boy look at first glimpse. His looks are beautiful, with cute eyes, an attractive hairstyle, and a body to go with it, which all compliments each other.

Chuks Enekwechi is just that attractive guy at first glimpse

The Nigerian Record (NR) holder in the Shot Put is the reigning African Games and African Championships Champion and has won a hat trick of continental titles since making his debut for Nigeria in 2017, thereby cementing his place as the most dominant athlete in the event.

He has also qualified for every major international championship since then, with his major medal being at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, where he won the Silver medal.

1. Mike Edwards

In Nigeria, there are very few people in the sports and entertainment industries who doesn't know Mike Edwards.

He delved into the world of entertainment as one of the housemates in the popular television reality show Big Brother Naija, which he ended up as the first runner-up.

Since then, Edwards has found a way to fuse his sports career as a high jumper and activities in the entertainment industry together, which has bagged him several ambassadorial deals with famous brands such as Budweiser, Schewepps, Emporio Armani, etc.

Mike Edwards is known for his charismatic and humble personality

Recently at the African Championships in Mauritius, the former British athlete made history as he became the first Nigerian man to win a Silver medal at the championship since 1996 when Anthony Idiata won the same medal colour scaling the height of 2.16m.

Edwards is known for his charismatic and humble personality and is one of the most attractive in both industries. He is very tall, has a good sense of style, and always looking very charming.

Fans often see him as their idol, and having that magnetic personality, it is understandable why he has the highest number of followers amongst Nigerian athletes on his social media platforms; a significant reason multiple brands are endorsing him.