Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles captain visits Muslims' holy land Mecca for Umrah

Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles captain visits Muslims' holy land Mecca for Umrah

- Ahmed Musa paid a holy visit to Muslims' sacred ground in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

- Donning all-white Arab wear known as Jalabia, Musa took a humble pose inside Masjid Haram

- The Super Eagles skipper is currently playing for Saudi Arabia top side Al-Nassr

For Ahmed Musa, success in life is not absolutely determined by hard-working alone but also touches of divine grace after the Super Eagles skipper paid a visit to the Muslims' holy site in Mecca, to seek more proximity with God.

The Nigerian striker currently plays for Saudi Arabia side Al-Nassr and has been sensational since joining them in 2018 from Leicester City.

Musa, who has bagged over 10 goals for his new club won the Saudi Super Cup with Al-Nassr last year in what signposted another beautiful year for the sensational Super Eagles star.

Musa's club had to beat Al-Taawoun 5-4 on penalties before lifting the Saudi Super Cup having earlier won the 2018–19 Saudi Pro League in style.

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The victory would be the second title that the forward won with the Saudi Professional League giants.

Al-Nassr are currently second on the Saudi Pro League table, with their last encounter coming on Tuesday, February 11, against Al Sadd.

However, despite Musa's schedule, the Nigerian skipper was seen in the midst of people in Muslims' praying ground called Masjid Al-Haram where the Holy Ka'abah is situated.

Donned in a lovely long white Arabia wear, the 27-year-old forward gave a humble pose at the from of the Kaa'bah. He later shared the photo of the moment on his Instagram account with the caption: "Alhamdulillah," meaning I thank God.

As a devoted Muslim, Musa might have gone for a voluntary lesser pilgrimage to seek heavenly intervention to his life.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has confirmed his readiness to sponsor 100 Nigerian students to the Skyline University which is located in Kano state.

The 27-year-old will help in education promotion as well as extra-curricular activities such as basic sports and mentoring programmes.

Musa spent many years in Kano while growing up and also played for Kano Pillars in the Nigerian League before he moved to Europe.

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