Ahmed Musa Happy To Rejoin CSKA Family


CSKA Moscow of Russia returnee, Ahmed Musa has stated delight with his return to the club on loan, and says he is glad to be back among people he sees as another part of his family.

Musa, who arrived on loan from Leicester City of England at the weekend, said rejoining CSKA till end of the season is a good lift for his career, and he hopes to make the best of it for both himself and for the team.

Musa also admitted that he is aiming to hit the ground running in order to make a huge impact that would put him in contention for a shirt with the Super Eagles to this year’s World Cup in the same country where he returns to ply his trade.

Musa played for CSKA Moscow from 2012 to 2016 and played for the red-blue 168 matches, which scored 54 goals.

As part of the army club, he became a three-time champion of Russia, the Cup holder and a two-time Super Cup winner, and will be eligible to feature in next month’s Europa League Round of 32 clash away to Red Star Belgrade in Serbia.

The 25-year-old forward best scorer of CSKA in seasons-2012/13 and 2015/16, but moved to Leicester City on 8 July 2016 for a club record £16.6 million.

He scored his first goals with the club in a friendly against Barcelona in the 2016 International Champions Cup which ended in a 4–2 loss.

Musa, who has also played for JUTH of Jos, Kano Pillars and VVV Venlo of Holland, stated on sealing the switch to CSKA: “I am infinitely happy and very proud that I came back here.

“This is truly my home, the team-champion, who always fights for the highest awards and occupies the highest places. I have returned to the red-blue family.

“I promise that I will do my best to ensure that CSKA once again take the place that belongs to him by right, and raised the champion’s cup over his head. I will work tirelessly.”


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