The Nigeria Premier Football League is becoming an increasingly young league. As clubs become more competent, they’ve shifted toward youth development in order to grow their clubs.
Here’s a list of some of our favourite NPFL players that are currently breaking onto the scene.
#𝟲 𝗠𝗺𝗲𝗸𝘂𝘁𝗺𝗳𝗼𝗻 𝗨𝗱𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗻 [𝗗𝗮𝗸𝗸𝗮𝗱𝗮]
Mmekutmfon Udosen have scored two back-to-back goals for the club at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium and is currently the second top scorer for the club this season.
#𝟱 𝗕𝗲𝗻𝗷𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗻 𝗙𝗿𝗲𝗱𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗸 [𝗡𝗮𝘀𝗮𝗿𝗮𝘄𝗮 𝗨𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱]
Benjamin Frederick has been among the biggest revelations of this season and recently had a solid game against Akwa United in their 2-2 draw in Uyo.
#𝟰 𝗠𝘂𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗺𝗮𝗱 𝗔𝗺𝗶𝗻𝘂 [𝗚𝗼𝗺𝗯𝗲 𝗨𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱]
Every fan of Gombe United can tell you how good Aminu is. The Nigeria U20 international came into limelight last season and has since shown no signs of slowing down. He’s a joy to watch any day.
#𝟯 𝗪𝗶𝘀𝗱𝗼𝗺 𝗡𝗱𝗼𝗻 [𝗔𝗸𝘄𝗮 𝗨𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱]
Wisdom Ndon arrived Akwa United before the start of the season after impressing in division two side, Ibom Youths.
He has been named in the starting lineup in their games since the start of the season and his ball playing style is so unique and different from the rest.
#𝟮 𝗛𝗲𝗻𝗿𝘆 𝗨𝗱𝗲𝘇𝘂𝗸𝗮 [𝗔𝗯𝗶𝗮 𝗪𝗮𝗿𝗿𝗶𝗼𝗿𝘀]
From a player who wore jersey no. 40 last season to now rocking the iconic jersey no. 10 this season, quite a lot has been said about the quality that Abia Warriors playmaker, Udezuka possess.
He has scored once and assisted twice in seven games this season. His next test will be at home against Sunshine Stars.
#𝟭 𝗞𝗲𝗻𝗻𝗲𝘁𝗵 𝗜𝗴𝗯𝗼𝗸𝗲 [𝗥𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲𝗿𝘀]
Kenneth Igboke graduated from Rangers youth system and is now thriving in the first team.
He was recently named the club’s Best Player of the Month. He will be in action this weekend against Niger Tornadoes. Watch out for him!