According to records available to SCORENigeria, no less than 18 players from the domestic league have so far moved overseas this year.
Champions Plateau United have thus far lost to most players to clubs abroad – Five.
Enugu Rangers and Rivers United were also affected by the exodus.
Here is a full list of the transfers:
Enugu Rangers – Christian Pyagbara – Damac FC (Saudi Arabia); Christian Madu – CD Nacional (Portugal); Uche Nwofor – JS Kabylie (Algeria)
Plateau United – Okiemute Marshal Odah – Jeddah FC (Saudi Arabia); Sunday Ngbede – Lori FC (Armenia); Raphael Ayangwa – Lillestrom SK ( Norway); Peter Eneji – AS Trencin (Slovakia); Emeka Umeh – AS Trencin (Slovakia)
Rivers United – Onoriode Marshal Odah – Enppi (Egypt); Emeka Ogbu – Mouloudia Club Oujda (Morocco)
Remo Stars – Sodiq Anthony Rasheed, Patrick Emmanuel Okoko – BK Fremad Amager (Denmark)
Akwa United– Gabriel Okechukwu – Wydad AC Casablanca (Morocco); Harmony Ikande – Jabalain FC (Saudi Arabia)
Kano Pillars – Kalu Orji – Mouloudia Club Oujda (Morocco)
Lobi Stars – Paul Odeh Onobi – Al-Nojoom FC (Saudi Arabia); Anthony Okpotu -Difaâ El Jadidi (Morocco); Kingsley Eduwo- Club Sportif Sfaxien ( Tunisia)
By Kola Daniel