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Ahmed Musa Matches Ighalo’s Record in Super Eagles

Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa has equaled Odion Ighalo’s record as the seventh joint-top scorer in Nigeria football history following his goal in Saturday’s 2-0 win over the Lone Star of Liberia.

Ahmed Musa ties With Ighalo in all-time highest Goal Scorer

Musa, who became Nigeria’s most capped player in the Nigeria football history scored rthr second goal from the penalty spot in Super Eagle’s 2-0 win. The winger last scored for the West Africans in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash against Libya in 2018.

Ahmed Musa Matches Ighalo'S Record In Super Eagles
Ahmed Musa Matches Ighalo's Record In Super Eagles

The former Leicester City player has now matched Odion Ighalo’s record as the two players now has 16 goals for Nigeria. Rasheed Yekini is Nigeria’s leading scorer ever with 37 goals, while Segun Odegbami occupy second spot with 22 goals. In third position is Yakubu Aiyegbeni with 21 goals. Ikechukwu Uche sit in fourth position with 19 goals.

Former Newcastle United and Inter Milan striker Obafemi Martins and Samson Siasia occupy fifth and sixth positions with 18 and 17 goals respectively. Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo now have 16 goals each remain one goal to meet Uche’s record.

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