Nigerian is the most decorated African team with a total of fifteen (15) medals comprising of three (3)Gold, four (4) silver and Eight (8) bronze in Nineteen (19) AFCON appearances.
The national team have had some of the best players on the continents in the past. The super eagles which presently sit on 41st positions by FIFA ranking was once number 5 in 1994 after winning the likes of Brazil and Argentina to clinch the Olympics gold medal. That winning team boast of talented players like Uche Okechuwkwu, Kanu, Okocha, Daniel Amokachi, Emmanuel Ameneke etc .
If you have to bring any formerly capped Nigerian player back to the national team to stabilize the team, who will it be? Some of the great players to have donned the green and white jersey include but not limited to Emmanuel Emenike, Garba Lawal, Rashidi Yekini, Stephen Keshi, Taiye Taiwo, Peter Rufai, Mutiu
Adepoju, Best Ogedegbe, Felix Owolabi, Muda Lawal, Emanuel Okala, Vincent Enyeama, Ozaze Odewinge, Joseph yobo, Taribo west, Sani Kaita, John Utaka, Babayaro, Ike soronmu etc.