Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa Shares Powerful Inspirational Quote As Nigeria Chase 4th AFCON Title

Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa Shares Powerful Inspirational Quote As Nigeria Chase 4th AFCON Title

Babajide Orevba
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:54 PM
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  • Ahmed Musa has urged his social media followers to stop over thinking, as he shares a sensational inspirational message
  • Musa shares a personal quote about ‘power’ saying it is deep within an individual as one has the power to create the preferred life
  • Musa is with the Super Eagles squad in Cameroon as Nigeria continue their chase for a fourth continental title

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has taken to social media to inspire his followers as he shared a quote about ‘power’.

Musa is currently in Cameroon with the Nigerian squad as the Super Eagles chase their fourth continental title at the continental showpiece.

The Fatih Karagümrük of Turkey star was not in action as Nigeria opened their account at the 2021 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations against Egypt.

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Ahmed Musa set for AFCON 2021 clash with against Sudan. Photo: ahmedmusa718
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A first-half striker from Kelechi Iheanacho was enough for Augustine Eguavoen’s side to claim all three points and take charge of Group D at the tournament.

Musa is expected to return to the squad when the team take on Sudan in their next group game as, he will extend his record as Nigeria’s all-time player with most caps of 103.

And ahead of their game against Sudan, Musa inspired his followers on social media when he wrote:

“There's a power deep within you, the power to create the life you want. Stop overthinking and start using your power.”

Meanwhile, Ahmed has clearly that the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon will be his last for the three-time African champions.

The former Leicester City forward made his debut with Nigeria’s senior national team in 2010 and he still remains part of the squad.

Musa was part of the Super Eagles squad that won the 2013 AFCON tournament back in 2013 under the tutelage of Stephen Keshi.

Shortly after their game against Egypt, Musa urged his teammates to fight hard and win 2021 AFCON title as he also declared it would be his last AFCON tournament.

“I have spoken to the boys that this is the only gift you can give to me. Because this is my last AFCON. And the boys told me that they are ready.
“My first AFCON was in South Africa in 2013 and we ended winning it. And my second appearance was in Egypt and we won the bronze.”

AFCON winner to claim $5million prize money

Sports Brief earlier reported that AFCON 2021 winner will take home total prize money if they emerge as champions of the 33rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations.

The competition’s prize money was increased from $4.5million to $5million, representing an increase of about 11 percent.

The runners-up will also get 2.75 million dollars in prize money, up from 2.5 million dollars and an increase of 10 percent and Semi-Finalists will get 2.2 million dollars which is an increase of 200,000 dollars.

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Babajide Orevba is a CAF accredited Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.