Gernot Rohr To Strip Ahmed Musa Of Super Eagles Captaincy
Ahmed Musa of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Semifinals match between Algeria and Nigeria at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has officially exited Saudi Arabian club, Al Nassr.

The club confirmed Musa’s departure on their verified Twitter handle even as they wished the 28-year-old the very best in his future endeavors

“Thank you Nigerian falcon, wishing you all the best in the future! @Ahmedmusa718,” the club wrote.

Musa joined Al Nassr in 2018 after a turbulent spell with Premier League club Leicester City.

The fleet-footed winger did rake in 58 appearances where he scored 11 goals and got 14 assists.

Musa in his two-year stint in Saudi Arabia helped Al Nassr win the 2018-19 Saudi top-flight title and the 2019 Saudi Super Cup.

With this latest development, the Super Eagles captain is now a free agent and he is expected to announce his next destination in the coming days.

Meanwhile, with the roster of World Cup qualifiers and AFCON qualifiers lined up, Musa may not have the chance of leading Nigeria to the 2022 AFCON billed to take place in Cameroon.

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Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr is known to invite only the players who are active at club level and Musa may not be an exception.