Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel, has been announced as the new skipper of super eagles on Thursday.
Mikel, who is the longest-serving member of the current squad having made his début in 2006 will now lead the team against Egypt in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on March 25.
The announcement was made at a press conference,Musa who was made captain by Sunday Oliseh after Vincent Enyeama’s retirement, relinquished the armband to the Chelsea midfielder.
Musa revealed that it is an anomaly for him to be captain of the team when Mikel, who is the most senior member of the squad, is still with the team.
The Chelsea midfielder promised he will be a good leader to the team and thanked his teammates for the opportunity. Naijabet.com
“I want to thank Musa and the team. It will be a new Super Eagles with a new approach,” he said after the announcement.