Two days after we broke the story, Super Eagles captain and former NPFL topscorer Ahmed Musa has now joined Kano Pillars till the end of the season, www.aclsports.com reports.
Musa, 28, has been without a club since October 2020 after severing ties with Saudi Arabia club Al Nassr and was unable to tie up a deal in Europe a the last transfer window in January.
The forward has now penned a flexible short term contract which will see him don the yellow and green colours of the Sai Masu Gida till the end of the current football season in Nigeria.
The club confirmed the move on their official website on Tuesday evening, marking Musa’s return to the club after eleven years.
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He is highly regarded in Kano after his exploits in the 2009/2010 Nigerian league season when he scored eighteen goals to finish as the league’s top scorer, leading Pillars to a second place finish.
Musa left the club for Dutch side VVV Venlo in the summer of 2010 from where he commenced his sojourn in Europe which has taken him to clubs like CSKA Moscow in Russia and Leicester City in England.
He is expected to compete for places in the club’s attack against the likes of Nyima Nwagua, Ebuka Odenigbo, Umar Hassan and Abbas Rabi’u.
Kano Pillars are currently second on the NPFL table midway through the season only behind leaders Kwara United on goals difference and the Ibrahim Musa-Jugunu coached side will hope the much experienced star can lead them to a league winning season.
Kano Pillars’ first game in the second stanza will be an away tie against Warri Wolves in Ozoro.