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|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by Stephendeals: 10:31am On Jul 12|
Go and watch all the passes you are talking about? how many ball to feet have Ighalo missed? Most passes that musa make always places the striker at disadvantage! It is either behind the striker or far away from the striker.
If you can examine closely the balls are closer to the keeper than the strikers or just wayward passes in all honesty.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by zanogo(m): 10:32am On Jul 12|
Sanchez01:hey!! you are not that wrong, but higuain at his peak is very good at positioning, he just usually misses than he scores, when at madrid, he would replace benzema at the 60 minutes mark and would still see more good chances than benzema who played more minutes, musa has always been like this, that is why he is not great, just only good, great speed, average dribbling but poor execution, we dont have to blame ighalo here, musa has always been like this, he is not decisive at all, for a player of his calibre, i think it is shameful, when u beat a wing back and dashing towards the box 18, you look up to see available team mates, if they are few or they are not reachable, then you can go for the kill, but musa will just throw an aimless pass into the box waiting for miracle to happen just like The over hyped Townsend during his tottenham days, great speed, great dribbling but no end product, i would prefer onyekuru and Chukwueze on the wings. musa is an expert dog used for hunting, and an expert dog used for hunting does not spoil the meat of his games or else he pays with his own skin , musa needs to sit on the bench for sometime.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by Stephendeals: 10:34am On Jul 12|
70 Minutes without supply? Strikers cant do nada unless they get the ball
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by daymol(m): 10:36am On Jul 12|
sanity isn't common, someone that refer to his fellow human as "USELESS" only because he hasn't played to his own satisfaction
you can't say anything to convince me that he has anything to live for
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by Stephendeals: 10:37am On Jul 12|
They gave another person in the first game and nothing happened till he came to the rescue just 5 minutes after he entered the fray!
Ighalo is still the highest goal scorer in this tourney!....
The only problem i can say for Ighalo is positioning but for wastefulness i beg to differ
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by facts1234: 10:38am On Jul 12|
What happened to Chukwueze's pass to Ighalo during the South African game?
Ighalo needs to improve in his positioning.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by stanliwiser: 10:38am On Jul 12|
pyro62:wetin come dey fight for hardworking man.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by RZArecta2(m): 10:40am On Jul 12|
Collins4u1:aspect he needs to work on at which age ? Musa has NEVER been a fantastic crosser of the ball coming from the wings, he does all the hard work of beating opponents but that final ball is his albatross. You can check any sample videos of his earlier matches to verify my claims, just that any Eagles coach will want him around for his calmness and discipline, besides his stamina belies his age
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by facts1234: 10:41am On Jul 12|
Ahmed Musa, with all his flaws, is an asset to this team.
His runs, at least keep the opponents' attack at bay.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by Schro4real: 10:43am On Jul 12|
If not for ighalo , Nigeria would have been ousted by the indomitable Lion of Cameron by now. His goals apart, did anyone notice the quality of the assist he provided iwobi for the 3rd goal? Now back to Musa, I personally believe he should be benched to allow room for Moses Simon. Musa end product is visionless. He crosses the ball to no one, or gives final passes to nobody in particular. He needs to watch how a Kelvin de bryne of mancity or christain Erickson of Tottenham delivers their final crosses or passes. They look up, know where the striker is, then give the cross or pass. But Musa is been poor I must say
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by prinsam30(m): 10:45am On Jul 12|
the only thing I found confused reading is the OP way of presenting the news, what kind of presentation is this na
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by thedio(m): 10:46am On Jul 12|
Thou he is trying to b a selfless leader but is lack of confidence in front of goal was his major problem. On a good day Ahmed Musa with cut many of those crosses and look up,if their is no free man he will hit target. Rem Nigeria vs Argentina and some other goals like that.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by Sanchez01: 10:46am On Jul 12|
zanogo:Benzema has more positioning than Higuain but isn't as clinical. Higuain barely lost a one-on-one encounter while Benzema lost a lost. Why Benzema is considered a better alternative to Higuain is because you'd always find him in the right place and at the right time. That is the only one edge that Benzema had over Higuain at Madrid.
Blaming the Super Eagles' Team is unfair. Most of these guys are not used to one another as we think. You wonder why the Argentinian Messi is not the same as the Barcelona Messi, it is because of understanding as this. National sides barely allow their players play together for long. They never stop experimenting and introducing new players to the team, while the story is different for club teams who play over 50 matches in a season.
Musa is an incredible player and his presence in that team means everything.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by danhiels(m): 10:49am On Jul 12|
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by ehix89(m): 10:50am On Jul 12|
daymol:its simply depressing the way people throw words on social media, its callous and unthoughtful.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by NeekolazWorld(m): 10:50am On Jul 12|
All these long talk to ya fada... Na wa ooo you for tell am to him face than to write am here.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by zanogo(m): 10:50am On Jul 12|
facts1234:This is the bane of an average nigerian football follower, you will keep listening to stuffs like " he is trying" , ".... but they didnt beat us up to 3-0" etc look football is won by goals scored, not by running or harrasing opponents without any orientation, we love applauding physical attributes more than mental attributes, do you know that if musa was decisive enough, we should be 3-0 up by 70 mins, harrasing opponents, running, tackling without goals is futile just like pouring pure water inside the ocean, musa is a good finisher, i can testify to that, but his decision making inside the box is terrible and that is why he wont be a great player, just a good player.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by kakaG: 10:50am On Jul 12|
Good one. While at that, also inform the coaching crew that Chukwubueze, though he scored in our last match should be encouraged to pass the ball when it is necessary. He did well, but we will score more goals if his likes pass the ball when it matters. This point on to the finals, more goals will keep our hope alive
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by MYHUBBY(m): 10:51am On Jul 12|
my apology for replying an ex rehab patient
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by Rajosh(m): 10:51am On Jul 12|
osato45:Exactly. I expected that too. He scored in that manner against Argentina 2014 world cup.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by stanisbaratheon: 10:54am On Jul 12|
You're right but Ighalo should do more with his movement in & around the box, he should attack the near post quite often whenever a ball is about to come in from the flanks.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by naturalwaves: 10:54am On Jul 12|
pyro62:Give highlights of when Musa passed to Ighalo and he missed the chances or did not know what to do
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by Rajosh(m): 10:55am On Jul 12|
kponkedenge:Osimhen And Onyekuru are available. though Onyekuru plays as a winger, he also plays as a top 9
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by naturalwaves: 10:58am On Jul 12|
holllandis:I think you watched the back of your TV. In our last match, Musa only made one good parallel cross and players were there just that the ball was a poor diagonal cross.every other cross was wayward. Anytime you guys blame Ighalo, he silences you on the pitch. You did not even blame Musa for not being able to cross a ball to the centre of the pack but blaming Ighalo......when Musa cut in and layed the ball for another player, he failed to look up and it was another wayward pass. The role of a 9 is not as easy as you think. A 9 needs to be fed well and as it stands, Ighalo is our best striker whether you like it or not.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by zanogo(m): 10:59am On Jul 12|
Sanchez01:it seems you are watching different football, higuain is classic no 9, with a great sense of positioning, benzema is good with holding the ball, that is why he drifts wide most times, higuain has more presence in th box than benzema , sometimes benzema do come to the midfield to collect ball, i have never encounter any football site ( foreign) that asserts that benzema has more positioning in the box than higuian, i dare you to share any if you have.......or maybe the positioning you are talking about is another thing entirely
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|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by olaolaking(m): 11:01am On Jul 12|
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by Dikaveli2: 11:04am On Jul 12|
Please send me your account details. Na only you dey watch ball like me. That musa na waste of energy how can someone run so fast and at the end waste the ball all in the name of pass without looking
Na so hazard, neymar, even VICTOR Moses dey look before he cross ball.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by pyro62(m): 11:06am On Jul 12|
Olodo! I should give highlight as per DSTV abi SS7 HD.. You never baff
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by Petacephas: 11:07am On Jul 12|
I said it before, Ighalo is never a striker u can rely on. His positioning is zero. Most of those balls musa passes in ought to be converted . How would a good striker see his 7 or 11 moving in and he still remains outside the six yard box, doing what? Abegi!
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by naturalwaves: 11:13am On Jul 12|
pyro62:Then keep shut and stop saying trash if you do not have evidence.
In the game against SA, I cannot remember Musa giving Ighalo any pass aside Chiqueze that gave him a through ball to the right which Ighalo tried to lift but the keeper covered well. How many times did Musa pass to Ighalo in that game Mr. Idiota?
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by ernieboy(m): 11:19am On Jul 12|
BabaO2:easier said than done. do u think it is easy being a lone striker surrounded by 3 or 4 defenders? even mo sallah could not do much in this tournament when he constantly had about 2 or 3 defenders closing him down.
|Re: AFCON: Ahmed Musa's Unselfishness Is Causing Us Problems by fowlyansh181(m): 11:22am On Jul 12|
femi4:its Ighalo position that’s the problem.
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