Ahmed Musa dropped from Super Eagles squad to face Ghana, Mali

AFCON 2021: Nigerian Striker Ahmed Musa leaves Super Eagles Camp after losing a family member

Ahmed Musa, the Super Eagles captain, has been left out of the squad for March’s friendlies against Ghana and Mali.

However, Luton defender Gabriel Osho was given his first Nigerian call-up.

Musa was a member of the side that advanced to the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final, but he did not play a single minute.

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Osho, who was born in England to Nigerian parents, has agreed to play for the Super Eagles, the three-time African champions.

Ihefu SC of Tanzanian star Benjamin Tanimu also got his maiden call-up for the Super Eagles.

While Bayer Leverkusen’s Nathan Tella and Fisayo Dele-Bashiru, Tyronne Ebuehi, Cyril Dessers, Wilfred Ndidi, and Sadiq Umar made a comeback to the team, players who featured at the AFCON dominate the team.

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Nigeria will take on Ghana on March 22nd before playing Mali on the 26th of the same month. The games are preparatory for the World Cup qualifiers later in June when the Super Eagles face South Africa.

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