Super Eagles Captain, Musa reveals desire to win "last" AFCON
Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has revealed that the 2021 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations would be his last Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament.
The former Leicester City winger made the disclosure at a press conference ahead of the Super Eagles’ opening fixture against Egypt on Tuesday.
Musa who is still only 29 years old, has now thrown speculation around how long he has left in the national team set-up. Additionally, he stated that winning this year's AFCON would be the perfect 'parting gift' from his teammates.
"My first AFCON was in 2013 in South Africa and we won it. My second AFCON was in Egypt and we ended up in the third position. I think this is my last AFCON and inshallah, I [have] talked to the boys, that this is the only gift that you can give to me because this is my last AFCON," Musa said.
When asked if this announcement would spell an end to his career, he had this to say, "We still have another tournament, the World Cup so if we qualify, I might take a chance if the coach decides to call me."
Ahmed Musa will be hoping to extend his record as the most capped player in Super Eagles history