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Ahmed Musa Matches Zinedine Zidane’s International Record


Captain of the Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa has now earned the most Nigerian international caps after playing against Guinea-Bissau in Nigeria’s second leg of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match on Monday, March 27.

The Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau were defeated 1-0 by the Nigerian national team at the Estadio 24 de Setembro.

Musa made his Eagles debut in 2010 and was a member of the 2013 Nations Cup-winning team…. Following Monday’s match he has now amassed 108 caps, breaking the previous record for Nigeria.

With this accomplishment, he has matched the 108 national caps held by England’s Tim Cahill, Germany’s Jurgen Klinsmann, and France’s midfielder Zinedine Zidane while surpassing Patrick Vieira’s 107 international caps for France, and Frank Lampard’s 106 caps for the Three Lions of England.

Since his debut, the Nigerian forward has scored 16 goals for the national team. He is also Nigeria’s highest scorer in the World Cup with four goals.

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