The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been ranked 20th most expensive team out of the 32 countries expected at next year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.
According to transfer market experts transfermarkt.co.uk, The Eagles are valued at £80.78m (approximately N38.45 billion in Nigerian currency) to rank 3rd among the five African countries.
Brazil currently have the most expensive team (£606.15m), ahead of Germany (£572.85m), France (£572.85m), Spain (£543.15m) and Argentina (£475.65m).
Senegal have the most expensive African squad with a market value of £195.89m followed by Morocco (£88.56m), Nigeria (£80.78m), Egypt (£76.05m) and Tunisia (£28.04m).
The other Eagles’ group rivals at the World Cup namely Croatia and Iceland occupy the 8th (£265.28m) and 22nd (£56.12m) positions respectively.