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Ahmed Musa saluted by Leicester new boy Ndidi

Naija Players Abroad By: Linus Onyeze | 09/01/2017

Ndidi-25Ahmed Musa was Leicester City's hero on Saturday with a brace to see them through to the next round of the FA Cup.

New Leicester City midfielder Wilfried Ndidi has saluted his teammate Ahmed Musa, whose brace helped the Foxes come from behind to beat Everton 2-1 in the FA Cup third round on Saturday.

Ndidi was making his debut in the game, following his £15m switch from Genk in Belgium, and featured all through as Musa became the hero on the day.

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Musa had started from the bench, but was introduced early in the second half when Leonardo Ulloa picked an injury, and he went on to cancel Romelu Lukaku’s opener, before netting the winner to send the Premier League champions into the next round.

Reacting to the win, Ndidi expressed delight at making his debut, as well as praising his Nigeria teammate, Musa.

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He said: “Excited about my debut, good game, good win with goals from @7myca. Shoutout to the fans who made it to Goodison Park. We won't stop now.”

The 20-year old is also expected to feature for the Foxes when they host league leaders Chelsea next weekend at the King Power Stadium, in what will be his first game in the Premier League.