CSKA Moscow talent Ahmed Musa, who is in the form of his life and is the leading scorer for the Army Men in the Premier League, has told Russian media that the whole country celebrated the Super Eagles’ triumph at the African Cup of Nations.
Speaking to Sport Express, Russia, the 20-year-old disclosed: ”It was great happiness. And not only for players, but for the entire nation. The country was waiting for this for twenty years; the victory was the reason for a big celebration.”
Musa and Emmanuel Emenike of Spartak Moscow were in the Super Eagles squad at the tourney in South Africa, with the latter emerging top scorer as well as being named in the official team of the tournament.
”During the tournament, we spent much time together, talking.
But now we are back in Russia, again, we are rivals,” said Musa.
After 21 rounds of matches in the championship, Ahmed Musa has netted 9 goals. Statistically, the ex Kano Pillar is the third best forward in Russia.