AFCON Winner, Ahmed Musa, Quits Turkish Süper Lig Club, Sivasspor

AFCON Winner, Ahmed Musa, Quits Turkish Süper Lig Club, Sivasspor

  • Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has terminated his contract with Sivasspor over alleged non-payment of six months' salary
  • understands that 31-year-old Musa is working to move to another club before the summer
  • Musa has played for clubs like PFC CSKA Moscow, Leicester City, Al Nassr, and Kano Pillars journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering sports and football.

Sivas, Turkey - Super Eagles of Nigeria captain, Ahmed Musa, has reportedly terminated his Sivasspor contract.

According to Complete Sports in a report on Wednesday, February 28, Musa, 31, notified Sivasspor of his decision to terminate his contract in December 2023.

Ahmed Musa of Sivasspor/Ahmed Musa transfer
Musa quits Sivasspor. Photo credit: ANP
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The contract between both parties was terminated by mutual agreement.

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Although multiple reports said the Turkish club owes Musa, cannot independently verify this claim.

This leaves the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winner as a free agent but he is working on moving to another club before the opening of the summer transfer window, Soccernet reported.

Musa leaves Sivasspor: Nigerians react

Following the update about Musa's imminent departure from Sivasspor, several Nigerians reacted. captures some comments below:

@FrankWriter1 wrote:

"Wow! I thought it was only NPFL that doesn't pay salaries to footballers. Omo."

@agba_editor commented:

"Make he retire. Come coach any of the NFL side for Nigeria."

@Darealmayabanks wrote:

"He should just retire and channel his energy elsewhere."

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AFCON 2023: Musa gets award from Tinubu

Earlier, reported that Musa, was on Tuesday, February 13, honoured with an Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) award.

Musa was previously a Member of the Order of the Niger (MON).

Apart from Musa, Kenneth Omeruo also already has a MON award for winning the AFCON title in 2013.


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