- Ahmed Musa has traveled to his base in Saudi Arabia to resume club duties
- The Super Eagles captain excused himself for the crucial match against Egypt
- Gernot Rohr is set to reshuffle his side that defeated Seychelles few days back
Ahmed Musa has excused himself for the international friendly between the Super Eagles and the Pharaoh's of Egypt.
The match is set to hold at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta state on Tuesday, March 26.
But in an exclusive chat with Legit.ng, the Al Nassr striker revealed he had to return to his base in Saudi Arabia to resume club duties.
"I'm not at the camp, I have to go back to my club," Musa told LegitSports.
Gernot Rohr's men finished at the top of Group E with South Africa coming second after beating Libya to take the final slot in the group.
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Leon Balogun, John Ogu and the likes who were rested for tie are expected to return to the team after failing to start against Seychelles.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Ahmed Musa has splashed N4m on Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles as pledged for thrashing Libya 4-0 in a 2019 U23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match.
Ex-Golden Eaglets star Victor Osimhen netted a hat-trick and provided an assist to help the Dream Team VII cancel a two-goal deficit from the first leg in Tunis last week.
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