Super Eagles team captain, Ahmed Musa, has declared that they are prepared to face a hostile crowd and tough match against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire today in Abidjan.
Musa and Kenneth Omeruo are the remaining the players who were part of the 2013 AFCON winning team under late coach Stephen Keshi in South Africa.
Musa revealed, yesterday, that it would be a big moment in his life if the Super Eagles win today because it would be only him and Omeruo who won the competition twice for Nigeria as a player.
“If we win the AFCON on Sunday (today), it will be a big moment in my life, because I and Omeruo will become the only Nigerian to have won it twice, as a player,” he said.
The late Keshi won it as a player at Tunisia 1994, and coach at South Africa 2013, but no player has won the AFCON twice as a player in Nigeria’s history.
usa stated that the team is prepared to face the hostile crowd, just as he said that today’s final will be tough.
Meanwhile, head coach Jose Peseiro has said that Ahmed Musa is more than a player to the team. “He (Musa) is more than a player to us. He is my assistant, Paseiro stated.