Ahmed Musa Promises Nigeria’s U23 Team N500K per Goal To Beat Tough Opponents

Ahmed Musa Promises Nigeria’s U23 Team N500K per Goal To Beat Tough Opponents

  • Nigeria's Olympic Eagles will on Saturday, 29 October, face Tanzania Under-23 side at the Adamasingba Stadium, Ibadan
  • Ahead of the encounter, Ahmed Musa, has called the players and told them they will get N500K for each goal
  • The first leg ended in a 1-1 draw, and a goalless draw is actually what the Nigerian Under-23 side need on Saturday

Ahmed Musa who is the captain of the Super Eagles has promised the Nigeria's Under-23 team N500K per goal in their match against Tanzania which will be played on Saturday, 29 October.

Nigeria and Tanzania are slogging it out in the second round and 2nd leg of an U23 AFCON qualifier which will be played at the Adamasingba Stadium, Ibadan, Oyo state.

In the first leg played last week in Dar es Salaam, it ended 1-1, and the Nigerian side will be needing a goalless draw for them to qualify for the next round.

Ahmed Musa, Under-23, AFCON qualifiers, N500K, Ibadan, Tanzania
Ahmed Musa promises Nigeria's U23 team N500K per goal to beat Tanzania. Photo by Kevin C. Cox
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According to the information Nigerian reporter Adepoju Tobi released on Twitter, he claimed that Musa has spoken with the boys to score as many goals they can against Tanzania.

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The former Leicester City player is known to be a motivator and philanthropist going by all his records.

Speaking to Sports Brief on the latest development, defender Chris Nwaeze, explained that he and his teammates are happy with the tonic boost from Musa.

Nwaeze's reaction to Musa's gesture

''Ahmed Musa is a good man and we want to appreciate him for calling us ahead of our game on Saturday as we promise that goals will be scored.''

Ahmed Musa opens new school

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Ahmed Musa completed and opened an ultra-modern international school in Jos, Plateau State and named it after his parents.

The former Premier League star is one of the most successful Nigerian players going by how football has changed his life financially and the properties the forward has.

Apart from being a rich player, Musa is also a philanthropist who has many times helped many Nigerians most especially former internationals who are financially down.

The 30-year-old big footballer took to his official Twitter page to share awesome photos of the new citadel he built naming it M&S international school.

Source: Sports Brief News