ACQUIRED: Signed by Minnesota United on 1/17/2020
Musa joined the Loons after playing two seasons for USL Championship team Phoenix Rising. The midfielder started 20 games for Phoenix in 2019 and was a regular during the club’s 20-game win and unbeaten streak in 2019 and during the club’s playoff run, which ended in the semifinals against eventual USL Championship winner Real Monarchs. During his two seasons with Phoenix Rising, Musa played 54 games across almost 4,000 minutes with three assists and two goals scored.
A tall, athletic midfielder with experience playing in England, Australia and New Zealand, Musa adds defensive depth to the midfield. Musa began his professional career with Wellington Phoenix, a New Zealand team in the Australian A-League. He signed with Fulham FC, of the English Premier League, in 2012 and spent time on loan with Hereford United FC. Musa began playing for USL’s Saint Louis FC before spending the 2016 season with Sporting Kansas City.