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The top club in Nigeria is Rivers United

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Statistics aggregator Opta has Rivers United listed as the top team in the Nigeria Professional Football League.

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Clubs from all over the continent were ranked by the data and analytics platform.

Opta claims that its “Elo algorithm” used to analyze over 2.5 million games has placed the clubs in order.

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The Rivers United soccer team is ranked 30th in Africa.

Enyimba, the reigning NPFL champions, are the 62nd-best team in Nigeria.

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Bendel Insurance is ranked 199th, while Akwa United is in 82nd and Plateau United is in 101st.

The continent is led by South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns and two Moroccan teams, Wydad Casablanca and FAR Rabat.

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