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Ahmed Musa Reveals why he left Kano Pillars to join Fatih Karagumruk
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Ahmed Musa Reveals why he left Kano Pillars to join Fatih Karagumruk

  Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has said he signed for Fatih Karagumruk on a permanent deal because of their philosophy and ambition. Musa on Thursday, completed a free transfer to the Istanbul club, signing a two-year contract with the option of an additional year. The move ended his brief stay in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), where he penned a short-term deal. Musa has now spoken out after finalizing the transfer. “I was very impressed with the team’s philosophy, style of play and it’s clearly an ambitious club. “I feel wanted and that’s what made all the difference. I want to repay that faith. I can’t wait to link up with my teammates and help the club achieve their ambitions,” Musa BBC Sport Africa. Karagumruk were promoted to the Tu...
Musa sheds light on ‘ambitious’ Fatih Karagumruk move
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Musa sheds light on ‘ambitious’ Fatih Karagumruk move

The 28-year-old will be play in the Turkish Super Lig next season after spending the last three months at Kano Pillars Former Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa said he joined Fatih Karagumruk on a permanent deal because of their philosophy and ambition. The Nigeria captain completed a free transfer to the Istanbul club on Thursday and he penned a two-year contract with the option of an additional year. The move ended Musa’s brief stay in the Nigeria Professional Football League where he has been maintaining his fitness at Kano Pillars.
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Ahmed Musa: Fatih Karagumruk announce arrival of Nigeria captain

The Super Eagles captain has completed his return to Europe after a brief stint in the Nigeria top-flight Turkish Super Lig club Fatih Karagumruk have announced the signing of Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa on a free transfer. The move marked a return to Europe for Musa who was playing in the Nigeria Professional Football League with Kano Pillars since April. Karagumruk are yet to disclose the contractual details but the 28-year-old is expected to boost the club's push in the Turkish top-flight in this campaign.
Ahmed Musa leaves Kano Pillars to join new club
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Ahmed Musa leaves Kano Pillars to join new club

  Ahmed Musa has left Kano Pillars and is set to sign for Turkish side, Fatih Karagumruk, according to Skorer. The Super Eagles skipper will join as a free agent. Fatih Karagumruk are also based in Istanbul and are yet to win any major trophy in their history. Musa has spent the last few weeks playing for Kano Pillars and provided one assist in nine appearances. The winger signed a short-term deal with the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), with a clause that he could leave if he gets an offer from abroad. Musa is expected to arrive in Turkey in the coming days to complete the transfer.
Nigerian footballer, Ahmed Musa marries another wife
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Nigerian footballer, Ahmed Musa marries another wife

Nigerian footballer, Ahmed Musa has married another wife, a Shuwa woman identified as Maryam. This is coming four years after he married Juliet Ejue from Ogoja, Cross River State. They both have two children together. Prior to his marriage to Juliet, the former CSKA Moscow and Leicester City striker was married to Jamila, the mother of his two children whom he divorced in 2017.
Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa and his wife Juliet celebrate their 4th Wedding anniversary 
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Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa and his wife Juliet celebrate their 4th Wedding anniversary 

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa and his wife Juliet are celebrating their fourth wedding anniversary today, July 1. The footballer took to his Instagram page to share these photos with his wife and penned a lovely message to her. He wrote: "Days have turned to months, and months into years and if I had to choose again, it will be you. On this special day, our anniversary, I want to thank you for choosing to be on this journey with me. A great mum and a loving wife. Cheers to many more years. Happy anniversary Wifey."
Ahmed Musa Unveiled as Pop Cola Ambassador
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Ahmed Musa Unveiled as Pop Cola Ambassador

Super Eagle Striker and former Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa has been Unveiled as Pop Cola Ambassador in Kano. Musa who recently took over as Captain of Kano Pillars Football Club is to serve as brand new ambassador of Pop Cola Soft Drink, a product of Mamuda Group of Companies in Kano. The event of the unveiling of Musa as brand ambassador of the company and Pop Cola Soft Drink took place at Tahir Guest Palace in Kano. Pop Cola, an energy drink is the main brand of soft drinks product of the company apart from other drinks. The event had in attendance the Deputy Governor of Kano Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Managing Director of KAROTA Dr Baffa Babba Danagundi, Special Adviser to the governor on Solid Minerals Balaraba Ibrahim Ahmed. The must awaited unveiling of new Pop ...
Two Players Dropped from Super Eagles’ Squad to face Mexico
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Two Players Dropped from Super Eagles’ Squad to face Mexico

Two Super Eagles players have been dropped from the initial 25 invited for the international friendly against Mexico. This was disclosed by Super Eagles Media Officer, Femi Raji, on Friday. Recall that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) had invited 25 home-based players to camp ahead of the game scheduled for July 3. Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, was dropped from the squad last week. Raji told NAN that the players dropped were Christopher Nwaeze of Kwara United FC and Ifeanyi Anaemena of Rivers United. According to him, the team had intensified preparations for the encounter and was at the US Embassy on Friday to keep a visa appointment for the trip. “We had a visa appointment today (Friday) at the US Embassy, because of that, we didn’t train this morning. “...
Mikel: Africa’s richest man Dangote hosts former Chelsea star
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Mikel: Africa’s richest man Dangote hosts former Chelsea star

The former Super Eagles captain was received by the Nigerian billionaire and business magnate at his residence Former Nigeria international and Stoke City star John Obi Mikel was hosted by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote on Tuesday evening. The midfielder is the Super Eagles’ fourth-highest capped player ever behind Joseph Yobo, Vincent Enyeama and Ahmed Musa. Few days after he was announced as Youth Ambassador by the federal government of Nigeria, the 2012 Champions League winner was received by the business magnate at his private residence.
Rohr drops Ahmed Musa from squad to face Mexico
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Rohr drops Ahmed Musa from squad to face Mexico

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, is the biggest absentee from Gernot Rohr’s squad for next month’s international friendly with Mexico in the US. Heartland goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, has however been recalled to the team. Ezenwa’s last call-up for Nigeria was in October 2019, as they drew 1-1 with Brazil. The Super Eagles’ friendly against the Tricolor will take place on July 3 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. However, Nigeria will be parading only Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) stars. Even though Musa now plays for Kano Pillars, he has not been invited. Others invited for the clash against Mexico are Enyimba goalkeeper John Noble, Rivers United’s Ifeanyi Anaemena, Enugu Rangers’ Ibrahim Olawoyin and Kwara United’s Stephen Jude. The invited players ar...
Ahmed Musa Expresses his Disappointment over Crowd Troubles in the Nigeria Professional Football League
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Ahmed Musa Expresses his Disappointment over Crowd Troubles in the Nigeria Professional Football League

Super Eagles captain and Kano Pillars striker, Ahmed Musa, has expressed his disappointment over crowd troubles in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The NPFL match-day 27 match between Kano Pillars and Akwa United was disrupted at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna, when fans of both clubs stormed the pitch on Saturday. In a lengthy post, the 28-year-old Super Eagles captain praised match officials and told organizers of the season league needs to do better to help the league grow. He also urged fans to conduct themselves during games at the stadiums so that players who would like to return from Europe and add value to the domestic league. The statement read: “It is disheartening to write this but unfortunately, it has to be said. In a bid to be patriotic or re...
Cameroon vs Nigeria: Rohr Confirms Players that will Start Tuesday’s Friendly
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Cameroon vs Nigeria: Rohr Confirms Players that will Start Tuesday’s Friendly

  Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has confirmed that the trio of Ahmed Musa, Francis Uzoho and Valentine Ozornwafor will start against Cameroon in Tuesday’s international friendly. Rohr stated this after the team trained on Monday at Wiener Neustadt Stadium. He was answering questions on the changes he will make, as Nigeria faces the Indomitable Lions for the second time within four days. Musa came on in the second half to replace Kelechi Iheanacho in the first game, while Uzoho was left out for Maduka Okoye. “There will be some changes in the team, Francis Uzoho will be in goal, [Ahmed] Musa will start because he is fit, we lost Troost-Ekong so Valentine [Ozornwafor] will come in for the first time. “There matches are made to test some players who have ...
NFF Releases Super Eagles Squad List for Friendly Match against Cameroon
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NFF Releases Super Eagles Squad List for Friendly Match against Cameroon

The Nigeria Football Federation has released a 24-man Super Eagles squad that will take on the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in June. The clash is to take place on June 4 in Wiener Neustadt, south of the Austrian capital. SEE FULL LIST Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (APOEL Nicosia, Cyprus); John Noble (Enyimba FC); Maduka Okoye (Sparta Rotterdam, The Netherlands). Defenders: Chidozie Awaziem (FC Boavista, Portugal); William Ekong (Watford FC, England); Olaoluwa Aina (Fulham FC, England); Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany); Tyronne Ebuehi (FC Twente, The Netherlands); Valentine Ozornwafor (Galatasaray FC, Turkey) Midfielders: Oghenekaro Etebo (Galatasaray FC, Turkey); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); Abdullahi Shehu (Omonia Nicosia, Cyprus); Frank Onyeka (FC Mi...
Ahmed Musa Bags assist on NPFL Return
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Ahmed Musa Bags assist on NPFL Return

  Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, marked his Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) return with an assist, as Kano Pillars beat Adamawa United 1-0 on Sunday. Musa was missing as Sai Masu Gida drew 1-1 at Warri Wolves last time out. However, he started against Adamawa United and set up Rabiu Ali for the only goal. Following this win, the four-time Nigerian champions remained second on the NPFL log with 40 points from 21 matches in the 2020/2021 campaign. Akwa United stay top thanks to their 2-0 victory over cross-city rivals Dakkada FC. Musa could be handed his second start when Kano Pillars take on Katsina United in their next game on May 23.
Ahmed Musa Dropped as Kano Pillars hold Warri Wolves
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Ahmed Musa Dropped as Kano Pillars hold Warri Wolves

  Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, is yet to make his Nigeria Professional Football League return. Musa was not in Ibrahim Musa’s squad, as they played out a 1-1 draw against Warri Wolves. The winger joined Pillars on April 13 for a second stint at the club. Musa had been a free agent since he left Saudi Pro League side Al Nassr on October 25, 2020. The former Leicester City and CSKA Moscow star returned to Sai Masu Gida after agreeing on a short-term contract with the NPFL side. Many Nigerian fans had expected him to feature against the Seasiders, but to their disappointment, the 28-year-old did not feature for the crunch encounter.
Musa Makes Pillars Debut In 5-2 Victory Over Dabo Babes
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Musa Makes Pillars Debut In 5-2 Victory Over Dabo Babes

Super Eagles captain and Kano Pillars FC’s experienced striker, Ahmed Musa has made his first debut since after rejoining the club in 5-2 victory over Nationwide League side, Dabo Babes played at the Bukavu Barrack on Thursday evening. The mid-season signing played the whole of the first-half as the game went into the break with the Sai Masu Gida leading by two goals to nil. After the break, Acting Technical Adviser of the club, Ibrahim A. Musa substituted all the eleven players that played the first 45 minutes including the Super Eagles captain and replaced them with new ones. The Aiteo cup holders scored further 3 goals in second half while Dabo Babes scored 2 late goals to end the tie at 5-2 victory in favour of Kano Pillars. Shortly after the match, Coach of Kano Pillar...
Ahmed Musa Begins Training With Kano Pillars Teammates
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Ahmed Musa Begins Training With Kano Pillars Teammates

After the initial back and forth about whether Kano Pillars had an ideal unveiling ceremony or not for their mercurial signing, Ahmed Musa, the Super Eagles captain has now settled down to work with the club. On Monday, Musa trained for the first time with his new teammates, the majority of whom were not yet at Pillars when he played for the club almost a decade ago Musa was presented to the technical crew and the players by the Kano Pillars board led by Surajo Shuaibu Yahaya Jambul before the commencement of the training on Monday. Signed on a short deal for the second stanza of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Musa has already made known his intention to help Pillars who are four-time champions win the League title again. “I left Pillars over 10-years ago without...
Musa To Play For Free At Kano Pillars – Dikko
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Musa To Play For Free At Kano Pillars – Dikko

The Chairman of League Management Company, Mallam Shehu Dikko revealed Ahmed Musa won’t be getting paid by his new employer Kano Pillars. Dikko made the revelations while speaking on the benefits of the return of the Nigerian captain back to the Nigeria professional football league. Recalled that Musa, 28, signed a short-term deal with Kano Pillars to end his five-month stay without a club. Musa’s return was facilitated by the League Management Company under the Elite Players Program and speaking about the deal, Dikko told ESPN Musa is not interested in salaries, but he just wants to give back to the people. “We didn’t speak much about it. Musa is someone who is more concerned about giving back to the club that made him and he is not coming here to do this for money. He is ...
Governor Ganduje To Unveil Ahmed Musa As Latest Kano Pillars Signing
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Governor Ganduje To Unveil Ahmed Musa As Latest Kano Pillars Signing

Governor Ganduje of Kano state is set to unveil captain of the Super Eagles Ahmed Musa as Kano Pillars latest signing. Musa started his football career with JUTH FC and subsequently loaned to Kano Pillars before sealing a deal with Dutch side VVV-Venlo at 17 years of age In a tweet via their official handle on Wednesday, Kano Pillars confirmed the unveiling of the star will be done by the state governor before the second half of the league season. “Kano State Governor, @GovUmarGanduje to unveils @Ahmedmusa718 before the commencement of the@LMCNPFL second stanza,” the tweet read. The statement went further to say “Free agent Ahmed Musa has agreed to a contract until the end of the Nigerian league season in June.” The four-time Nigerian champions expressed their joy at ...
Why I Returned To Kano Pillars – Ahmed Musa
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Why I Returned To Kano Pillars – Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa has disclosed why he decided to rejoin his former club Kano Pillars. On Tuesday Kano Pillars confirmed that Musa has rejoined them having signed a deal until the end of the season. Musa’s agreement includes a clause that allows him to leave when and if he can find a club in Europe. He joins as an Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) elite player with the aim of boosting their image as well as helping Musa maintain his fitness as he continues his search for a European club. The 28-year-old, who is a free agent since leaving Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr in October, had received offers from England, Russia and Turkey. Speaking on the move, the former Leicester, CSKA forward told BBC Sport Africa “Anything that improves the image of Nige...
Ahmed Musa: Bashir Ahmad, Shehu Sani react as Super Eagles captain joins Kano Pillars
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Ahmed Musa: Bashir Ahmad, Shehu Sani react as Super Eagles captain joins Kano Pillars

  Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, has described Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa’s move to Kano Pillars as a ‘smart’ one. Kano Pillars had on Tuesday officially confirmed the signing of Ahmed Musa. Musa signed a deal with Kano Pillars until the end of the season. The 28-year-old previously played for the Kano club in 2009 and finished as the NPFL’s top scorer with 18 goals. The winger has been without a club since he left Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia last year and almost joined West Brom this year. Reacting, Ahmad, in a tweet via his Twitter handle, welcomed the former Leicester City star back to the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL. He wrote, “Kano @PillarsFC have agreed to sign its former player and Super Ea...
DONE DEAL: Ahmed Musa Joins Kano Pillars
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DONE DEAL: Ahmed Musa Joins Kano Pillars

The Super Eagles captain is back at the Sani Abacha Stadium for the remainder of the season after leaving the Saudi Arabia Pro League Ex-Leicester City, CSKA Moscow and Nigeria international Ahmed Musa has rejoined Kano Pillars for a second stint, the club confirmed on Tuesday. Musa has been a free agent since parting ways with Saudi Pro League side Al Nassr on October 25, 2020. And at 28 he has returned to the Sani Abacha Stadium after agreeing on a short-time contract with the Nigeria Professional Football League outfit. “Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has sensationally returned to Kano Pillars FC for the remainder of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League season (NPFL),” a statement from the Kano Pillars website read. “Musa previously played for the Pride...
Ahmed Musa In Shock Move To Kano Pillars After Failing To Find Foreign Club
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Ahmed Musa In Shock Move To Kano Pillars After Failing To Find Foreign Club

The captain of the Nigerian national team, Ahmed Musa, is set to return to Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Kano Pillars, according to ACL Sports. The 28-year-old is set to join Pillars on a flexible short-term deal, as he is yet to land a foreign team. It is understood the transfer is practically completed and only a few details are left to iron out. Musa has remained without a club since he left Al Nassr in Saudi Arabia in October. However, a return to Pillars could rejuvenate his career. Musa spent three years playing for the Kano club, before his first European sojourn in VVV-Venlo.
AFCON Qualifiers: Musa, Troost-ekong, Etebo, Aina, Ajayi, Onyekuru Arrive Camp
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AFCON Qualifiers: Musa, Troost-ekong, Etebo, Aina, Ajayi, Onyekuru Arrive Camp

Yes!!! We're in camp now...players and officials already breezing in. Early arrivals: @WTroostEkong @Aina2Ola @SemiAjayi & skipper @Ahmedmusa718 #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong Our camp is swelling. @etebo_karo and @henryconyekuru have joined now. #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong The players are captain Ahmed Musa, William Troost-Ekong, Ola Aina, Semi Ajayi, Oghenekaro Etebo, and Henry Onyekuru. The Super Eagles are camping in Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Eagles play Benin Republic on March 27 in Porto Novo, before hosting Lesotho three days later at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Nigeria lead Group L table of the qualifiers with eight points and at least a point from both games would seal their place at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon next year.
Super Eagles Suffer Injury Blow Ahead of Benin, Lesotho Matches
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Super Eagles Suffer Injury Blow Ahead of Benin, Lesotho Matches

Bordeaux manager, Jean-Louis Gasset, has confirmed that Samuel Kalu suffered a recurrence of a thigh injury during their 3-1 win over Dijon in Ligue 1 on Sunday. Kalu was taken off in the 16th minute and replaced by Nicolas de Preville. This comes as a blow for Gernot Rohr, who included the 23-year-old winger in the Super Eagles’ 24-man squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures against Benin and Lesotho on March 27 and 30 respectively. “For Samuel Kalu, it’s a [recurring] problem behind the thigh,” Gasset told the media after Sunday’s match. Kalu was selected alongside Ahmed Musa, Moses Simon, Alex Iwobi, Victor Osimhen, Kelechi Iheanacho, Samuel Chukwueze and Sadiq Umar in Nigeria’s attack. He would be replaced by one of Galatasaray’s Henry Onyekuru, Ge...
Ex footballer, Finidi George faults coach Gernot Rohr over AFCON qualifiers squad
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Ex footballer, Finidi George faults coach Gernot Rohr over AFCON qualifiers squad

Former Super Eagles player, George Finidi, has faulted coach Gernot Rohr's squad list for Nigeria’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho. On Tuesday, March 9, the German coach released a 24-man list that included Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, who has been without a club since leaving Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr last October. Genk striker Paul Onuachu, who has scored just once in seven appearances, has failed to replicate his club form for the national team. For his club, he has scored 26 goals with three assists in 30 games across all competitions. Speaking with Punch, George Finidi admitted that Musa is a quality player who has done a lot for the country but should not be on the list on the basis of form or fitness. The 49-year-old f...
AFCON: Ahmed Musa Wasn’t Invited, he won’t play for Nigeria – Gernot Rohr
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AFCON: Ahmed Musa Wasn’t Invited, he won’t play for Nigeria – Gernot Rohr

  Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has said that Ahmed Musa is not in the 23-man squad he called up to prosecute the qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho later this month. He said that the clubless Musa was not invited as a player but as the captain of the team, adding that the former Leicester City forward will not play. After terminating his contract with Saudi Arabian Al-Nassr, Musa has been without a club. Musa was a surprise inclusion in Gernot Rohr’s 24-man provisional team list released yesterday by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Rohr told Leadership Sports that the former CSKA Moscow striker would play no part in the last two group games. “He is not in the list of 23-man but he is invited like a captain, not like a player of the lis...
AFCON Qualifiers: Rohr Under Fire Over Players Invited for Benin, Lesotho Games
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AFCON Qualifiers: Rohr Under Fire Over Players Invited for Benin, Lesotho Games

  Former Super Eagles winger, George Finidi, has criticized coach of the national team, Gernot Rohr, over the list of players invited for this month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho. Finidi, who specifically singled out captain Ahmed Musa, said players who are not playing regularly should not be invited ahead of those who are fit. He further questioned why Paul Onuachu does not get game time in the national team despite his form for his club. “Coaches should be made to defend their list when they come up with names that are questionable. Coaches should not be left alone. “They should be made to explain how they arrived at certain decisions on who they invite. Journalists should question the names on the list,” Finidi said accordi...
Rohr Invites Sadiq, Uzoho, Musa, 21 Others For Benin, Lesotho Games 21 March
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Rohr Invites Sadiq, Uzoho, Musa, 21 Others For Benin, Lesotho Games 21 March

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has included Captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Victor Osimhen in a 24-man list for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying battles with Benin Republic and Lesotho. Nigeria, top of the Group E log with eight points (one ahead of Benin Republic and five more than third-placed Sierra Leone), tackle the Squirrels away at the Stade Charles de Gaulle in Porto Novo on Saturday, 27th March and will lock horns with the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos three days later. Both are the concluding games of the qualifying series. Also included are Enyimba FC goalkeeper John Noble, defenders Leon Balogun, Kenneth Omeruo and Olaoluwa Aina, midfiel...
Inside Ahmed Musa Neighbourhood Centre Sports Complex In Kaduna
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Inside Ahmed Musa Neighbourhood Centre Sports Complex In Kaduna

Ahmed Musa launched his Neighbourhood Centre Sports Complex on February 1st 2021. Very few people know about the fantastic Sports Complex in Kaduna. Ahmed Musa also has plans to build a school in Jos and this is one of his various philanthropic efforts. At Ahmed Musa Neighbourhood Centre Sports Complex, you have facilities like a five-a-side football pitch, event hall, swimming pools, gym facility. Other facilities include a table table court, snooker table, seminar hall, and more. Watch Video; https://youtu.be/lN9eQtPf6ec
Rohr Reacts as West Brom Snub Ahmed Musa
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Rohr Reacts as West Brom Snub Ahmed Musa

  Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has expressed confidence that captain Ahmed Musa will find a new club soon, after his proposed move to West Brom fell through. Musa is currently a free agent, after leaving Saudi club Al Nassr in October 2020. After visiting the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos ahead of next month’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho, Rohr assured that the 28-year-old will be back to his best soon. “It’s unfortunate it didn’t work out at West Brom, but I believe Musa will find another club soon,” Rohr told BBC Sport Africa. “He has the ambition to get back as quickly as he can to play football again at club level. “Musa made a great impact for us in big matches like against Iceland in Russia, that is a rem...
EPL: Sam Allardyce Explains Real Reasons West Brom Didn’t Sign Ahmed Musa
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EPL: Sam Allardyce Explains Real Reasons West Brom Didn’t Sign Ahmed Musa

  West Brom manager, Sam Allardyce, has explained the real reason why his club did not sign Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa during the January transfer window. Allardyce said West Brom did not sign Musa because the Premier League club had run out of money having already signed the likes of Robert Snodgrass, Andy Lonergan, Mbaye Diagne and Okay Yokuslu in January. “We’d already brought four players in, so it didn’t fall within our budget anymore,” Allardyce was quoted by Birmingham Live as saying ahead of West Brom’s Premier League clash with Manchester United on Sunday. “More players would have had to have left to have funded that one. It’s a shame that Musa didn’t get in or come in earlier, obviously because of Covid he couldn’t make it. “He may have been one of t...
West Brom Decide Against Giving Ahmed Musa A Contract After His Trials With Them
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West Brom Decide Against Giving Ahmed Musa A Contract After His Trials With Them

English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion have decided not to offer a contract to Ahmed Musa despite the Nigerian international spending time with the club on trial, the Express & Star understands. The 28-year-old began training with the Baggies last week in the hope of proving his fitness and earning a deal until the end of the campaign. A winger who is also able to play up front, Musa is currently a free agent meaning he is able to join a club outside the transfer window. Back in 2016 the forward became Leicester's record signing when the Foxes paid £16.6million to sign him from CSKA Moscow. But he struggled to make an impact in England and was loaned back to CSKA before going on to join Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr in a permanent deal. Musa has been a free a...
Ahmed Musa Set To Join West Brom
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Ahmed Musa Set To Join West Brom

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa is set to join Premier League club West Bromwich Albion on a permanent deal. The 28-year-old has not been attached to a club since leaving Saudi Arabian outfit Al Nassr in October 2020. According to Daily Mail, the Baggies have requested a visa for the winger and booked him in for a medical on Wednesday. It has been suggested that Sam Allardyce is looking for a deal until the end of the season. Capped 95 times by Nigeria, Musa’s career has stalled since he left CSKA Moscow in 2016. Having scored 55 goals in 167 appearances for the Russians, he joined Leicester City in the summer of that year. Things did not work out at the King Power Stadium, as the African made just seven league starts from 21 outings. He joined after the Foxes had clai...
#ZabarmariMassacre: Super Eagles captain Musa and Shehu condemn killings of civilians in Northern Nigeria
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#ZabarmariMassacre: Super Eagles captain Musa and Shehu condemn killings of civilians in Northern Nigeria

Several individuals were beheaded by terrorists in the Northern part of Nigeria on Saturday Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa and Abdullahi Shehu have condemned the killings of tens of civilians by terrorists in Zabarmari town situated in the Jere local government of Borno State. According to reports, labourers were attacked and killed while working on their rice farms on Saturday afternoon. Immediately after the killings described as 'senseless' by the Nigerian government, a mass burial for 43 bodies was monitored by the Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Zulum.
Ahmed Musa Confirms He’ll Return to Europe
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Ahmed Musa Confirms He’ll Return to Europe

  Ahmed Musa says he will reveal his next destination to the media in the coming days. Musa, who is currently without a team after departing Saudi Premier League side Al Nassr last month, could be returning to Europe. The pacy winger has now been linked with a move back to Russia, where he made his name with CSKA Moscow, and also Turkish Super Lig side Galatasaray. Musa said he will end the speculations about his future and reveal his next club to public very soon. “I will soon reveal my new club as soon as all the necessary details are completed. I hope to return to Europe as soon as possible.” Since moving to Europe from NPFL side Kano Pillars FC, the 27-year-old has featured for VVV Venlo, CSKA Moscow and Leicester City.
No Hiding Place For Sierra Leone On Friday – Ahmed Musa
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No Hiding Place For Sierra Leone On Friday – Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa says the team will go all out for a win in Friday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Sierra Leone. The three-time African champions started preparations for the encounter on Tuesday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City. Musa, alongside 15 other players took part in the session under the close supervision of head coach Gernot Rohr. The Super Eagles top Group L of the Cameroon 2021 qualifiers with six points after recording victories in their opening two games against the Squirrels of Benin Republic and Crocodiles of Lesotho. The three-time African champions will look to move a step further to reaching Cameroon 2022 with a win against the Leone Stars. Musa insists the team is battle ready for the game and the player...
‘We’re Still Missing Enyeama In Super Eagles’ – Ahmed Musa Says
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‘We’re Still Missing Enyeama In Super Eagles’ – Ahmed Musa Says

The Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has said they are still missing Vincent Enyeama in the senior national team five years after his unceremonious exit. The Al Nassr forward revealed that he was shocked when he learned that former national team head coach Sunday Oliseh had stripped Enyeama of the team’s captaincy. Former Lille goalkeeper Enyeama had a row with the 45-year-old tactician which forced him into early retirement from the national team. “We were all shocked when it happened, it was a very sad moment for all of us on that day because we were in camp when it happened,” Musa told said. “After it happened, Mikel, Echiejile, Emenike, and myself went to meet Sunday Oliseh to beg him on behalf of Enyeama, but his mind was already made up, and that’s football for you. ...
Musa ‘was crying while playing’ – Ex-Leicester City winger on journey to stardom
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Musa ‘was crying while playing’ – Ex-Leicester City winger on journey to stardom

The Super Eagles winger has spoken of the challenges he encountered on his way to reaching the peak of his career Former Leicester City forward and Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa has opened up on his journey to stardom and the difficulties he faced. The forward revealed he started his career as a goalkeeper while in primary school and was so good in the position he was made the school’s games prefect. Musa later switched to an outfield player and joined GBS Football Academy and his pace and dazzling skills distinguished him in the youth team.
Ahmed Musa Spotted Playing Golf With Governor Lalong
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Ahmed Musa Spotted Playing Golf With Governor Lalong

Ahmed Musa has posted pictures of himself spending quality time with Governor Lalong They were spotted playing golf while practising social distancing Musa has now told Nigerians that they can enjoy some time out while practising social distancing and staying safe amid the coronavirus crisis CHECK OUT MORE PHOTOS:  
Super Eagles Star,  Ahmed Musa Shows Off His 2019 Gwagon Worth N120M
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Super Eagles Star, Ahmed Musa Shows Off His 2019 Gwagon Worth N120M

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa gave us a glimpse of what his car collection looks like with a social media post that shows his 2019 Gelandewagen, a brand of Mercedes-Benz that costs a whopping N120m. Musa is one of the richest Nigerian footballers after several years plying his trade overseas. Now at Saudi Arabia with Al-Nassr, the forward is reported to be earning around N1.2b annually. With that earning, the 27-year can afford the most expensive cars around. He posted some photos on his social media which show his 2019 G-Wagon which is worth N120m. Musa is in cheerful mood after his coronavirus test came out negative. The Super Eagles skipper had to undergo the test after a recently got back into the country from Saudi Arabia. Musa was permitted by his club to...
Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr Invites 24 Players for Sierra Leone Clash this month
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Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr Invites 24 Players for Sierra Leone Clash this month

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has invited twenty-four players for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash against Sierra Leone this month. Among the 24 players are Germany–based defender Kingsley Ehizibue, and Holland-based striker Cyril Dessers, who were both called up for the first time, while Kelechi Iheanacho was recalled back to the team after he failed to make the final squad that represented Nigeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. https://twitter.com/NGSuperEagles/status/1235228529132032003 Nigeria will first play the Leone Stars at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on Friday, March 27, before flying to Freetown for the second leg at the Siaka Stevens Stadium on Tuesday, March 31. See the full squad below.     Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi ...
Ahmed Musa Remembers his Mum on the One Year Anniversary of her Death
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Ahmed Musa Remembers his Mum on the One Year Anniversary of her Death

Nigerian professional footballer, Ahmed Musa is remembering his mother on the 1 year anniversary of her death. Mrs Sara Moses passed on in 2019, at the age of 66. Ahmed shared photos from her funeral as he paid tribute to her. He wrote: "Dearest mum, I can't believe it's been 365 days without you. Not a single day goes by without thoughts of you flooding my mind. Its hard without you but I know you are in a better place. I am doing all I can to make you proud and I know you are smiling down on me. "Rest well mum until we meet to part no more. Amen. (more…)
Nigerian Celebrities That Bought Mercedes Benz In 2019
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Nigerian Celebrities That Bought Mercedes Benz In 2019

The brand has consistently exemplified and defined the idea of a luxury vehicle. Several automakers use the Mercedes Benz as their benchmark. It is the brand to beat.Indeed, when you drive a Mercedes, you feel different. In terms of image, Mercedes-Benz delivers. Overall, people purchase Mercedes-Benz to get comfort, luxury, image, and performance. They want a car that leads its class. Mercedes-Benz offers that. It is for this reason that celebrities typically go for a Mercedes Benz brand of automobile. In this article, We highlights some Nigerian celebrities who acquired a Mercedes Benz automobile in the outgoing year. Ahmed Musa In February 2019, Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa bought a brand new 2019 model Mercedes Benz V Class. The 26-year-old forward who moved to Saudi ...
Ahmed Musa To Sponsor 100 Students To Study In University
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Ahmed Musa To Sponsor 100 Students To Study In University

Captain of the senior national team of Nigeria Ahmed Musa has decided to pay the tuition fee of hundred students at Skyline University Kano after he was named as ambassador to the university. The 26 year old became the first sportsman to be named an ambassador by the school based in the state where he made his mark ‎as a teenager playing for Nigeria Professional Football League ( NPFL) side Kano Pillars. In reaction to the gesture by the school, Musa announced on his instagram handle that he will be sponsoring hundred students to school in the institution as a believer in the importance of education in rebuilding Nigeria. " I am a great believer in the importance of education hence my excitement in joining this great team to promote the vision of becoming anything you want to ...
Ahmed Musa celebrates his daughter as she clocks 3 today
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Ahmed Musa celebrates his daughter as she clocks 3 today

Super Eagles captain and Al-Nassr winger, Ahmed Musa, is celebrating his daughter, Islam, who is 3 years, today, 5th August 2019. The happy father took to his Instagram page this morning to share these beautiful photos of his daughter and wrote: 'Today is a very special day, and not just because it is your birthday, but because it is the day when I first saw my angel. I love you. Happy Birthday my Princess.' Ahmed Musa welcomed Islam with his ex-wife, Jamila. The pair also have another child, a son named, Ahmed Musa Junior.      

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