Pulse Sports reviews the top 10 most followed Super Eagles players on Instagram
Super Eagles of Nigeria players have seen their fanbase on social media grow in recent years.
With Nigerian footballers keep making their mark all across top leagues in Europe, It is only normal that their follower count increases as they tend to win new supporters due to their impressive display for their club sides.
In this article, we will explore the Top 10 most followed Super Eagles players on Instagram.
Who is the most followed Super Eagles player on Instagram?
Henry Onyekuru is currently the most followed Super Eagles player on Instagram with 3.6 million followers.
Onyekuru currently boasts more followers than Napoli’s Victor Osimhen and Leicester City stars Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi.
Who are the Top 10 most followed Super Eagles players on Instagram?
10 Samuel Chukwueze - 557,000 followers
The talented 23-year-old winger is a joy to watch on his day and has the capacity to cause defences all sorts of problems with his sleek dribbling and pace.
Chukwuze currently has 557,000 followers on his Instagram page, making him one of the most influential Super Eagles players.
9, Wilfred Ndidi - 680,000 followers
The Foxes star has recently struggled with injuries in his career but has an imposing personality in the Super Eagles lockerroom.
Ndidi currently has 680,000 followers on his Instagram page, making him one of the most followed Nigerian players on Instagram.
8, Kelechi Iheanacho - 699,000 followers
In seventh place is Ndidi’s club teammate Kelechi Iheanacho. 'Seniorman Kelz' as he’s fondly called is one of the most clutch players in the Foxes squad, having turned on on crucial occasions for City in the Premier League.
The former Manchester City forward is closing in on 700,000 followers on Instagram is one of the most followed Super Eagles players on Instagram.
7, Victor Moses - Spartak Moscow
Victor Moses is one of the most followed Super Eagles players on Instagram with 1.1 million followers.
The former Chelsea and Inter star is a serial winner at club level and helped Super Eagles win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in 2013.
6, Alex Iwobi - 1.2million followers
Iwobi who is the cousin of Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha is one of the brightest talents in the National team.
Having helped Everton survive relegation this season, the 25-year-old Nigeria interntaional is already putting in an impressive shift at the Merseyside so far this campaign.
Iwobi has 1.2 million followers on Instagram is one of the most influential Super Eagles players.
5, Odion Ighalo - 1.2million followers
Ighalo has 1.2 million followers on Instagram and is one of the most followed Super Eagles players on social media.
4, Victor Osimhen - 1.4million followers
The 24-year-old is on course to help Napoli to a third Scudetto since 1990, while leading the scoring charts in Italy.
Osimhen’s prolificacy in front of gaol this season has seen his followers increase on Instagram.
With a following of 1.4 million, Osimhen is one of the most influential Nigerian footballers on social media.
The Napoli star is also very active while posting memes and showing off his style occasionally.
3, Ahmed Musa - 1.5million followers
Ahmed Musa is arguably the most influential Super Eagles player at the moment.
The 31-year-old Sivasspor forward is one of the most popular Nigerian players in the world, especially due to his impressive performances for the national team on the big stage.
Ahmed Musa boasts 1.5 million followers on Instagram, making him one of the most followed Nigerian footballers on social media.
2, Mikel Obi - 1.6million followers
Mikel is widely regarded as the most successful Nigerian footballer of all time, having won every single trophy at club level and also starred in the Super Eagles AFCON 2013 triumph.
Despite his retirement from professional football in 2022,he remains one of the wealthiest African players of all time and one of the most followed Nigerian footballers on social media.
1, Henry Onyekuru - 3.6million followers
With 3.6 million followers, Henry Onyekuru is the most followed Super Eagles player on Instagram.
The Adana Demirspor forward is one of the most influential Nigerian footballers on social media, and also an active user.
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