Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
One of the fastest Nigerian footballer, Ahmed Musa who was born on October 14, 1992. Known as the first player to score twice in a FIFA World Cup match after scoring twice against Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Musa who began his career at GBS Football Academy, currently plays as a forward for Leicester City and the Nigeria national team.
He was loaned to JUTH F.C.in 2008 was later loaned to Kano Pillars F.C. in the 2009–10 season where he set the league record scoring multiple crucial goals as Pillars finished second.
Musa previously held the record for the highest goals ever scored in one season in the history of the Nigeria Premier League until November 2011 when Jude Aneke of Kaduna United F.C. set a new goals record of 20 goals.
Ahmed later transferred to VVV-Venlo in summer 2010, a Dutch club and on 8 March 2011, Ahmed Musa won the AIT footballer of the year award (national). On 7 January 2012, Musa signed for Russian side CSKA Moscow. Musa made his debut for the Nigeria senior team on 5 August 2010, in a qualification match for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations against Madagascar, where he came on as a substitute for John Obi Mikel in a 2–0 win.