Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa has tendered an apology to Nigerians following their 4–4 draw against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone on Friday, November 13, 2020.
The Leone Stars ended the match with a 4-4 draw against the Super Eagles in the AFCON qualifying match that took place at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.
The match ended with a point for both teams after the Super Eagles of Nigeria squandered a four-goal lead.
Angered by their performance, Nigerians have been blasting the players for getting a point in a match that would have widened their lead on the table.
However, Musa has taken to Instagram to apologise on behalf of the team, saying they realised that they made a big mistake.
“On behalf of myself and my teammates, we are really sorry for the disappointment of the game tonight. We know we made a big mistake in the game but there’s nothing we can do, that’s football- sometimes you win, some times you lose.
“We are going to correct our mistake in the next game. We are going there 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.”