Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa has apologized to Nigerians on behalf of his teammates for not beating Sierra Leone in the first leg of the 2021 AFCON qualifier which ended in 4-4 score draw at the Sam Oghemudia Stadium, Benin City on Friday night, www.adantesports.com.ng reports.
The Eagles were leading 4-0 before the visitors came back to end the game in 4-4 draw. But the very sober and disappointed team Captain begged Nigerians who have been supporting them to give the team the second chance on Tuesday to get a good result away in Freetown while also promising qualification for the 2021 AFCON.
“Dear Nigerians on behalf of myself and my teammates we are really sorry for the disappointment of the game tonight (Friday night).
“We know we made a very big mistake in the game but there is nothing we can do. That’s football. Sometimes we win, sometimes we loose.
“We are going to correct our mistakes in the next game Insa Allah (by God’s grace. We are going there (to Freetown) and do all our best to see that we qualify for the AFCON and we know that we can do it..
“On behalf of myself and my teammates we are very, very sorry for the game tonight. We are going to make it”, Musa promised shortly after the match that ended 4-4.