Ahmed Musa Reveals How He Went On Hunger Strike For 3 Days After Nigeria Failed To Qualify For World Cup

Ahmed Musa Reveals How He Went On Hunger Strike For 3 Days After Nigeria Failed To Qualify For World Cup

Ahmed Musa who is the captain of the Super Eagles has revealed the pains he went through when he and his teammates failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup losing the ticket to Ghana.

It was a sad day at the MKO Abiola stadium in Abuja as the Black Stars of Ghana forced the Super Eagles to a 1-1 draw in the second leg of the World Cup play-offs.

The first encounter in Kumasi ended 0-0 as the Super Eagles had the chance to score, but missed chances which would have helped them going into the second round.

Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles, World Cup ticket, Ghana.
Ahmed Musa in action for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
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According to the report on Soccernet, Ahmed Musa explained that he was unable to eat for more than three days after the second leg against Ghana in Abuja.

Ahmed Musa's reaction about missing the World Cup

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“I’ve been to the World Cup twice and this one, I won’t be there; it’s a painful thing for me. That game against Ghana, I keep on imagining it till now. But in football, you have to get a sad day like that.

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“At the end of that game, I spent more than three days without eating. Even my wife was worried.
“The young players still have a lot of time. But I thought that would be my last World Cup. I can’t say anything more because that’s what God decided is going to happen.”

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Okocha who retired from the round-leathered game having last played for Hull City in 2008, left indelible footprints after spending 18 years playing professionally.

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The former Eintracht Frankfurt star is arguably one of the most skilful stars who ever graced the game, with many saying he was better than Ronaldinho during their time.

Source: Sports Brief News