Captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Ahmed Musa has gifted his teammates the sum of ₦5million following their 2-1 win against Cape Verde on Tuesday, in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
The money shared was drawn out of the ₦10million Musa was rewarded for reaching 100 caps with the Nigeria Senior National team.
“For the 10 million, I’m giving back 5 million to the team,” Musa, who was surrounded by his teammates, team officials, and NFF president Amaju Pinnick, said in a short video on NFF TV.
The Nigeria Football Federation announced the gesture will be extended to other players who achieve such a milestone.
Musa’s 100th appearance for the Super Eagles came about when he was included in the starting eleven against Cape Verde.
Although, the 28-year-old was later replaced by Henry Onyekuru in the 72nd minute.