Musa Fails To Score In Al-Nassr Return


Al-Nassr of Saudi Arabia striker, Ahmed Musa failed to score in 90 minutes of action for his side, as he played his first match back with the team after the international break.

Musa had taken an extended time off from the side, in order to see his aged mother in Jos right after helping Nigeria beat Libya home and away in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The long absence appeared to tell on him, as the former Kano Pillars, VV Venlo of Holland, CSKA Moscow of Russia and Leicester City of England star could not find his range.

With Musa firing blanks for all 90 minutes, Al-Nassr failed to pick up maximum points for the first time in seven matches of the Saudi League, as they battled to a 1-1 draw away to Al-Fayha.

Musa started the match, in which his side got an early lead courtesy of Moroccan ace, Nordin Amrabat in the 15th minute, but Al-Nassr where pegged back in the second half.

Musa’s side then gave away the advantage when Danilo Asprilla equalised for the hosts after 58 minutes, with Al-Nassr not being able to find a late winner as both sides shared the spoils.

Though Musa could not add to his current haul of four goals, he got s game rating of 6.7, completed 73% passes, won five of eight duels and made a key interception.


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