Wilfred Ndidi has joined Joseph Yobo and Victor Moses as the only Nigerians to have played every match of a Premier League season.
Wifred Ndidi becomes the third Nigerian after @VictorMoses & @jyobo234 to have featured in every game in a single @premierleague season. cc: @OptaJoe— Shina Oludare (@sportingshina) May 12, 2019
• Joseph Yobo - Everton (06/07)
• Victor Moses - Wigan Athletic (11/12)
• Wilfred Ndidi - Leicester City (18/19)
Yobo was the first Nigerian to achieve this feat having featured 38 times for Everton in the 2006-07 season, while Moses repeated the feat with Wigan in 2011-12.
In the process, he racked up 3,298 minutes of action to become Leicester City’s most-capped outfield player of the 2018-19 season, behind only goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel (3420 minutes).
It was Ndidi's 88th match in England's top-flight, taking him to 16th on the all-time standings by Nigerians.
Overall, he made 83 interceptions made 143 total tackles and 80 clearances. Also, the former Genk man boasts with 1,985 total passes and 80% passing accuracy.
This season, the 22-year-old also set a record of his own after becoming the first player to top the tacklers’ chart for two consecutive seasons.
The Super Eagles have been drawn in Group B alongside Burundi, Guinea and Madagascar.