Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has unveiled plans to build a school in Bukuru, Jos South local government of Plateau State as a way of giving back to the community where he grew up. The forward who was born in Jos took to Instagram to make the disclosure writing, “I am not ignorant of the need to give back to my wonderful community and that is why I am excited to announce the commencement of the M & S International School project in Plateau State, Jos South local government Bukuru. Education is the key to success.”
I am not ignorant of the need to give back to my wonderful community and that is why I am excited to announce the commencement of the M & S international school project in Plateau State. Jos South local government Bukuru. Education is the key 🙏👍 pic.twitter.com/W92FDHGO75
— AhmedMusa718 (@Ahmedmusa718) January 6, 2021
Musa started his football career with a local football academy called Napoli FC in Buruku, Jos metropolis, before his first professional contract with Univerisity of Jos Football Club (JUTH FC).
He joined Kano Pillars FC of Kano where he scored 18 goals in his first season with the Kofar Mata based club, a year later, was to the Dutch Eredivisie side VVV Venlo, where he made his debut on his 18th birthday.
During his two years in Holland, Musa was in the Nigeria side which won the West African Football Union Cup.
He also represented Nigeria in the 2011 FIFA U20 World Cup in Columbia. In January 2012, though, he moved to CSKA Moscow for an undisclosed fee.
In his four seasons in Moscow, he was a key player and regular scorer in the CSKA side which won three Russian Premier League titles, two Russian Super Cups and the Russian Cup.
He was also in the Nigeria side which lifted the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, represented his country in 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, was selected for Nigeria’s 2014 World Cup squad, and was in the 2014 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Team of the Year.
After joining the Foxes in 2016, Musa enjoyed a promising start, when he scored twice against FC Barcelona in the International Champions Cup at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.
Musa who took over the captain armband after John Mikel Obi quit the national team holds the record of being the only Nigerian to score more than once in a FIFA World Cup game and also the first Nigerian to score in two FIFA World Cup competitions.