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Ahmed Musa dedicates UCL brace to newborn daughter

07 August 2015, 19:02

Lagos - Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa netted his first ever brace in the Champions League in the 3 - 2 win against Sparta Prague on Wednesday night.

The 22-year-old has dedicated his pair of goals to his daughter, who was born on the day of the match and brought him good luck.

Also read: Double celebration for Ahmed Musa

''I'm very happy!  In the morning my daughter was born, and the day ended in a glorious victory!” the CSKA Moscow number 18 told his club's official website.

''I gave 100 percent, showed my best qualities.  I played for, including my daughter, tried to score goals and dedicate it to her.

''Our strength is that we always remain united.  We did not fall apart when losing 2 - 0, did not lose our heads and stopped playing.''

In the play-off draw that took place on Friday in Nyon, the Muscovites have been drawn against Sporting Lisbon.

Ahmed Musa has notched three goals in five appearances for CSKA Moscow in all competitions so far this season.

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