Moment Ex-Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa Declined Gov Yusuf's Handshake, Video Trends

Moment Ex-Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa Declined Gov Yusuf's Handshake, Video Trends

  • Former Nigerian international Ahmed Musa has been seen in a trending video declining to shake hand with Kano state governor Abba Kabir Yusuf
  • Musa, a former captain of the Super Eagles, was said to have visited the NNPP presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Rabiu Kwankwaso
  • Yusuf was present at the venue but the player declined to shake hands with him after governor greeted his predecessor journalist Bada Yusuf is an accomplished politics and current affairs editor, boasting over seven years of experience in journalism and writing.

Kano - Ahmed Musa, the immediate past Super Eagles captain, has been seen in a viral video declining the handshake extended to him by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano.

The record-holding Nigerian forward was seen in a video where he was said to have visited the national leader of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and the former presidential candidate of the party, Rabiu Kwankwaso.

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Former Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa refuses to shake Kano Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf during visit to ex-presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso
Trending video of the moment Ahmed Musa snubbed Kano Gov Yusuf Photo Credit: Ahmed Musa, Abba Kabir Yusuf
Source: Twitter

In the trending video, after exchanging a handshake with Kwankwaso, Governor Yusuf of Kano was seen extending a handshake to the former Nigerian international.

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However, the player was holding back, prompting the governor to slap his shoulder in the greetings.

Who is Ahmed Musa?

Musa was part of the Nigerian team that played at the recently concluded 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cote d'Ivoire.

He did not play any match in the tournament but was said to have provided leadership input to the team.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria put up an incredible performance in the tournament, as they played unbeaten from the beginning until they lost to the host country in the tournament finals.

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Musa was also part of Stephen Keshi's team that won the 2013 AFCON in South Africa. The one-time BBC African Footballer of the Year also holds the record of being the only Nigerian player who has scored in two different World Cups.

Below is the video of his moment with the Kano governor:

AFCON: Musa, Omeruo make history earlier reported that Nigeria's Super Eagles will be gunning for the AFCON championship for the fourth time in the country's history.

While playing the host country, Cote d'Ivoire, on Sunday, two players in the Super Eagles would make history if Nigeria won the trophy.

Captain Ahmed Musa and midfielder Kenneth Omeruo will become the first Nigerian players to have won the AFCON championship more than once.


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