Al Nasir forward and Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has hinted that his time with the national team will soon be over.
The former JUTH FC forward declared this at the post match conference yesterday after the Super Eagles defeated Benin Republic by 2 goals to 1.
The Saudi-Arabia based forward noted that the team is full of young talents and quality players at the moment and that the team might not need his aged leg in some years time.
The former VVV Venlo and Locomotiv Moscow forward disclosed on not getting constant role in the squad as the captain, Musa said it is not necessary that he plays every game and what matters more is victory for the team as a whole.
The captain played a part in the 2-1 victory of the Eagles yesterday after he came on for striker, Victor Osihmen late in the second half.
The Super Eagles depart Nigeria for Lesotho on Friday for their next AFCON qualifiers game on Sunday.
Musa began his career in the GBS Football Academy.
In 2008, Musa was loaned to JUTH F.C. where he played 18 games, scoring four goals in his first two professional seasons for the Healers. He was subsequently 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 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 record of 20 goals.