Jose Peseiro Responds to Angry Nigerian Fans Who Want Ahmed Musa Out of the Super Eagles

Jose Peseiro Responds to Angry Nigerian Fans Who Want Ahmed Musa Out of the Super Eagles

Ibitoye Shittu
June 17, 2023 at 8:11 AM
  • Ahmed Musa is in the Super Eagles camp for the encounter against Sierra Leone in the AFCON qualifiers
  • Many Nigerian football fans are not happy with his inclusion and have blamed coach Jose Peseiro
  • Peseiro has now disclosed the main reason he invited the former Leicester City star

Jose Peseiro who is the gaffer of the Super Eagles has finally responded to angry Nigerian football fans who want captain Ahmed Musa to be kicked out of the Nigerian national senior men's team.

The former Leicester City forward is currently in camp in Lagios with his teammates who are preparing for the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone.

Musa has so far recorded his name in the history books of Nigerian football as he is Super Eagles' highest goalscorer in the World Cup and also has the highest number of appearances for the three-time African champions.

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Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa. Photo: Emma Osodi
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Fans are not happy with Musa's inclusion in the match against Sierra Leone with many claiming that there are better players who should have been given the chance.

According to the report on GOAL, Jose Peseiro disclosed that Ahmed Musa is still needed in his team considering his experience.

Jose Peseioro defends Ahmed Musa

"When building a team, you consider all situations and actions.
"I believe Musa can play for us, and we need his core experience, leadership, and command. His presence in the squad will create team spirit, organization, and a sense of unity."

Ahmed Musa rewards 4 Loyal workers

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Ahmed Musa rewarded four of his loyal staff with a house each, saying he wants them to forget about rent.

The Sivasspor of Turkey forward has taken his philanthropic gestures to a new level by splashing on apartments on some of his workers.

The 30-year-old later disclosed that as much as he enjoys working closely with the four staff members, letting them have their own homes will make life a lot easier.

He disclosed that it was time to reward the loyalty of the dedicated workers, adding they have been with him for several years now.

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