Aiyenugba Highlights Musa’s Crucial Role for Eagles in AFCON 2023 Bid

Kwara United goalkeeper, Dele Aiyenugba, underscores the importance of Ahmed Musa’s experience for Nigeria’s pursuit of a fourth Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title in Ivory Coast.

In anticipation of the upcoming tournament scheduled from January 13 to February 11, Aiyenugba emphasizes the value of Musa’s leadership on the field. Musa, the Super Eagles captain and a key figure in the 2013 squad that secured Nigeria’s third AFCON title, is seen as a potential inspiration for the team’s quest for a fourth title after a decade.

As the provisional list for the tournament is awaited, Aiyenugba believes Musa’s winning experience and leadership qualities can play a pivotal role in guiding the squad. Despite Musa’s recent absence from the national team’s games, Aiyenugba remains optimistic about the captain’s potential to contribute significantly to the team’s success in the upcoming competition.

The statement raises questions about Musa’s future in the national team, considering his absence from recent games, but Aiyenugba’s perspective highlights the enduring impact of Musa’s leadership on the Eagles’ aspirations.






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