The first Nigerian to score more than once in a FIFA World Cup match, after scoring twice against Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, skipper Ahmed Musa has stated his desire to continue to reach more milestones for the national team before he hangs his boot.
Contrary to media reports suggesting that Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia star, Ahmed Musa was planning to retire from the Super Eagles, the former Leicester City forward has reiterated his commitment to the national cause.
The Super Eagles captain, who took over leadership of Gernot Rohr’s squad following the retirement of John Mikel Obi in June, is the first Nigerian to score in two FIFA World Cup competitions, after scoring twice against Iceland in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The 27-year-old has however revealed his desire to keep breaking new records for the Super Eagles.
“Since I started my career with the national team, I’ve always broken records,” Musa told the Saudi Gazette as monitored by Soccernet.ng.
“No player has ever scored two goals at a World Cup for Nigeria. I am now the highest scorer at the history of the World Cup for Nigeria.
“I think with the years I have remaining with the national team I will reach more [records] than my former teammates,” Al Nasr player added.
Ahmed Musa has amassed 91 caps for Nigeria, scoring 15 times.