Ahmed Musa scores cracking goal for Al-Nassr ahead of Benin, Lesotho game

Ahmed Musa scores cracking goal for Al-Nassr ahead of Benin, Lesotho game

- Ahmed Musa scored his first two goals of the 2019-20 season following a 5-1 win over Afief in the FA Cup

- The Nigerian international last played for the Super Eagles at the AFCON 2019 third place playoffs

- Musa has been recalled into the Super Eagles squad that will face Benin and Lesotho in an AFCOn qualifier

Ahmed Musa scored a brace including a magnificent goal from 25-yards out as his club Al-Nassr defeated Afief 5-1 in the FA Cup round of 64.

The Super Eagles captain opened scoring in the 23rd minute of the match and completed his brace with a cracking shot right at the start of the second half.

Awadh Khamis, Hamed Al Mansour and Giuliano all got their names of the scoresheet to complete the win for the visitors.

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It was Musa's first two goals in the 2019-20 season as second placed Al Nassr moved a step closer in their FA Cup campaign following their comprehensive win over the second division side.

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In total, the former Leicester City attacker has played five matches so far this season, including four league games.

Rui Vitoria's side are now through to the round of 32 and maintain their five-game winning streak in all competitions.

The 25-year-old has been recalled into Gernot Rohr's squad with his last game for Nigeria coming against Tunisia at the AFCON 2019 third-place playoffs.

Musa missed all two friendly draws against Ukraine and Brazil respectively but he will be available for an AFCON qualifying fixture against Benin and Lesotho.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Gernot Rohr has opened up about how hard it has been convincing players to pledge their allegiance to Nigeria.

Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori recently turned down the invitation to play for Nigeria and chose England instead.

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Source: Legit Newspaper

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