The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), FIFA, as well as CSKA Moscow, have all congratulated Ahmed Musa who turned 26 today (Sunday).
The Super Eagles forward captained the team in their 4-0 home win against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo on Saturday.
Musa provided the assist for Odion Ighalo’s third goal in the Group E encounter.
The Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia player has made 74 appearances for Nigeria scoring 16 goals.
“Happy Birthday to @NGSuperEagles Forward, @ahmedmusa718. Keep scoring, keep shining, keep soaring ????,”reads the Tweet on the NFF’s Twitter handle.
World soccer ruling body, FIFA also felicitates with the former Kano Pillars player and some of his birthday mates on Twitter.
“? #HBD to Wallace (25), @Ahmedmusa718 (26), @AlexScott (34), Jorge Costa (47), Viktor Onopko (49) & @mattletiss7 (50),”reads the Tweet FIFA’S Twitter handle.
Russian club, CSKA Moscow also send their best wishes to Musa who had two stints with them.
The pacy forward first linked up with CSKA Moscow in 2012 from Dutch side, VVV Venlo and spent four seasons at the club scoring 42 goals in 125 league appearances.
In his second loan stint with the club in the second half of last season, Musa scored six times from 10 league appearances.
“Also today is the birthday of the scorer ⚽ Ahmed Musa. Happy birthday, @ Ahmedmusa718!,” the former Russian champions tweeted.
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