Epithet is a typical element among proficient footballers around the world. In Nigeria, footballers are generally given monikers by their kindred partners or fans dependent on specific conditions. The following is a rundown of three well known Nigerian footballers and their epithets. It will intrigue perusers to get a brief look at how the epithets of these football players started.
- Taye Taiwo (The Tornado)
The left full back plays for Olympic Marseille of France and the Nigeria Super Eagles. He is prominently called “The Tornado”, due to the shot he packs to his left side leg. He has scored hair-raising objectives for both club and country on a few events and this has charmed him to the fans thus the epithet. He played for Lobi F.C of Nigeria prior to moving for the Ligue 1 side after a fruitful excursion with the U-20 National group the Flying Eagles.
- Obafemi Martins (Obagoal or Weapon of mass obliteration)
He stays perhaps the most productive strikers in the overlay of the Super Eagles of Nigeria. He by and by carries out his specialty with Russian club side-Rubin Kazan. He has been given the epithet Obagoal from his first name Obafemi and from the way that he has scored heaps of objectives for both club and country. He his additionally regularly alluded to as the weapon of mass obliteration, as a result of his precision before objective. คาสิโนออนไลน์เครดิตฟรี
Obafemi Martins without any assistance scored a support that certified Nigeria for the 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa. Favored with an overwhelming left footer, he keeps on appreciating rave audit in the worldwide football circle.
- Daniel Amokachi (Da Bull)
Daniel Owefin Amokachi procured the epithet Da Bull, due to his strategic maneuver and all-round execution while playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. He had a method of destroying his direction against contradicting protection and never yielded when ready. His ability, force and energy made him a fan top pick and this finished in his been endorsed by top English side-Everton F.C in the stature of his vocation in the 2003-2004 season. He additionally highlighted for Belgian Champions-Anderlecht F.C.
He his as of now a football examiner with South African based games channels-Super games where he investigates the English head alliance consistently. At the 2010 FIFA World Cup, he was named by the Nigeria Football Federation as an associate mentor to Swedish mentor Lars Lagerback. Nigeria anyway neglected to go through the first round and the whole crew and specialized group were disbanded after Nigeria despicable exit.