Ahmed Musa tasks CAF on Super Eagles offside vs South Africa – Football


Super Eagles stand-in captain Ahmed Musa wants the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to investigate Nigeria’s disallowed goals against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

South Africa vs Nigeria

The Super Eagles qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a 1-1 draw with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the FNB Stadium on Saturday, November 18.

Buhle Mkhwanazi scored an own goal to give Nigeria the lead but Lebo Mothiba rescued a point for South Africa.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

The Super Eagles qualified fore the 2019 AFCON with one game to spare (Twitter/Naijafootballpl)

However, there were two calls involving Musa which could have swung the result of the encounter in favour of the Super Eagles.

Musa put his former Leicester City partner Kelechi Iheanacho through on goal but was ruled out to be in an offside position by referee Bakary Gassama.

Ahmed Musa offside call

Ahmed Musa was judged to be in an offside psoition when he scored for Nigeria against South Africa (TosinSports)


He then went on to put the ball past the South African goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune to win the game for Nigeria only to be judged to be in an offside position again.

Replays of the two events showed that Nigeria’s two goals should have stood and the Al Nassr forward was not impressed as he took to his official Twitter account to protest.

Super Eagles

The Super Eagles held on for a point against South Africa (NFF)


Musa on offside

While his teammates’ were basking in qualification for the AFCON after missing out on the last two editions.

He posted a short clip of the goal and tagged the official Twitter handle of ACF with a caption “Offside @CAF_Online.”

Musa is expected to lead the Super Eagles when they take on the Cranes of Uganda in an international friendly at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Tuesday, November 20.

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