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  • Updated: Apr 14, 2021

Ahmed Musa: Details Of Super Eagles Captain’s Contract With Kano Pillars Revealed

Ahmed Musa: Details Of Super Eagles Captain’s Contract Wit

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has sensationally returned to Kano Pillars - for the reminder of the Nigeria Professional Football League season (NPFL) 2020/21 season.

Musa, who is Nigeria's highest-ever goalscorer at the FIFA World Cup played for Kano Pillars between 2009 and 2012.

He counts CSKA Moscow and Leicester City among his former clubs.

In a statement from the office of the chairman of Kano Pillars, Alhaji Surajo Shuaibu Jambul, signed by the media officer, Rilwanu Idris Malikawa on Tuesday 13th April 2021, Pillars revealed that an agreement has been reached to sign the senior national team star until the end of the 2020/21 Nigerian league season.

AllNews had earlier reported Musa’s imminent transfer to Kano Pillars.

According to Malikawa, the club have agreed to the deal after due consultations with the player and the League Management Company of Nigeria (LMC) “who stood as a mediator to the deal”.

Malikawa further stated that the club have received a letter from the LMC, assented to by the Chief Operating Officer (CEO), Malam Salihu Abubakar, that Kano Pillars will sign Ahmed Musa as an elite player of the league till the end of the season.

Malikawa said Kano Pillars family are happy to welcome back “one of their own” and wished him God's guidance.

“Ahmed Musa is our own and Pillars FC will continue to support him anytime and anywhere he found himself,” Malikawa said.

Among the contractual agreement reached, and which would be documented between Musa and Kano Pillars is that anytime the player receive an offer from a foreign club, he would be released by the club.

Malikawa concluded that after completing all the necessary documentations, Musa would be unveiled by the Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje before the commencement of the second stanza of the NPFL.

The four-time NPFL champions are joint league-leaders alongside Kwara United with 36 points each from 19 matches.

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