Algeria 2023: Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa Pledges N500k per Goal to Golden Eaglets

Algeria 2023: Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa Pledges N500k per Goal to Golden Eaglets

Babajide Orevba
  • Ahmed Musa continued his exemplary gesture as he promises to reward the Golden Eaglets
  • The Nigeria U17 side will take part in the forthcoming AFCON junior tournament in Algeria
  • Musa, who visited the squad in their camp, pledged a reward of N500,000 per goal

The captain of Nigeria’s Super Eagles Ahmed Musa paid a surprise visit to the camp of the Golden Eaglets at Parkview Hotel in Abuja on Wednesday.

Musa inspired the lads and urged them to focus on their careers and make names for themselves through the game of football.

The Sivasspor of Turkey forward disclosed that he regrets not having featured for the U17 side in his football trajectory.

Golden Eaglets, Ahmed Musa, Nigeria, AFCON, Algeria 2023
Ahmed Musa promises to reward Golden Eaglets for each fat Algeria 2023. Photo: Premium Times
Source: UGC

He urged the players to take advantage of the opportunity at their disposal. Musa said, as per Punch:

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“You have to work hard. Listen and obey your coaches if you want to succeed at this stage of your football. Sometimes, I regret that I never played for the Golden Eaglets. You have to make use of this opportunity.
“You are not the best in Nigeria. Many players out there are better than you. The only difference is that you have the opportunity.
“I promise and I assure you that you will be rewarded with N500,000.00 for every goal scored at the U17 AFCON in Algeria next month. Remember to always play as a team. If you are a defender, play with your mates, same for you that is a midfielder. Do not be selfish as a striker.”

The Golden Eaglets are preparing for the U17 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Algeria from April 29 to May 19.

Musa urges players to invest

Sports Brief earlier reported that the captain of the Super Eagles Ahmed Musa has urged young players to invest the money made from football before it is too late.

The Sivasspor of Turkey forward has invested in properties in Kano, Jos and Plateau and has a number of businesses across the country.

Musa urged the players to invest in their future, that there would not be salaries after their careers.