Saturday, September 7, 2019

Ex-CSKA Moscow Star Musa Is Fifth Player To Withdraw From Super Eagles Friendly Vs Ukraine

Al-Nassr of Saudi Arabia attacker, Ahmed Musa
Ahmed Musa has become the fifth Nigerian player to withdraw from the Super Eagles squad ahead of Tuesday's international friendly against Ukraine.
According to a statement issued by the Nigeria Football Federation on Friday evening, an injury has forced the former CSKA Moscow winger to pull out of the squad.
It is worth remembering that Musa had to be substituted on the hour mark during the Saudi Professional Football League match between his team Al Nassr and Al Fateh last week after suffering the injury.
Defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Tyronne Ebuehi, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and winger Henry Onyekuru have also been ruled out of the upcoming friendly, and late call-ups were handed to Josh Maja, Brian Idowu, Emmanuel Dennis and Anderson Esiti.
The Nigerian Federation have not announced a replacement for Musa and this means that twenty two players are due to fly to Ukraine.
With senior players Omeruo and Musa absent, Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong will take over captaincy duties against Ukraine.

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