Super Eagles vice captain, Ahmed Musa has thanked all those that voted for him after winning the Sports Personality of the Year at the 2018 Future Awards Africa.
The Future Awards which is in its 13th year is the biggest youth award in Africa, which celebrates young people between the ages of 18-32 who have made outstanding achievements.
Musa who plays for Al Nasr Riyadh, Saudi Arabi beat Eagles’ teammate Wilfred Ndidi, national hurdler Oluwatobiloba Amusan, basketballer Evelyn Akahtor and taekwondo fighter Thursdaline Peter to clinch the award.
Musa’s efforts at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia where he scored two goals against Iceland in the group stage must have earned him the award.
Prior to the award, Musa had won the sportsman of the year at the 2018 Nigerian Sports Awards and also led the Eagles to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations despite having a game to spare.