Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa has completed his move to Kano Pillars from Saudi Arabian Club Al Nassr.
The club’s management confirmed the development on Tuesday.
According to the statement from the office of the club’s chairman Surajo Jambul and signed by the club’s Media Officer Rilwanu Idris Malikawa, the club agreed to sign the former Leicester City of England forward after consultations with him and the League Management Company (LMC) which stand as mediator of the deal.
Malikawa said: “Kano Pillars FC has come to the end of speculations going round about the signing of Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa to the club. From today Tuesday 13/4/2021, Sai Masu Gida agreed to sign Ahmed Musa till the rest of the 2020/2021 football season
He also welcomed him back to the club, praying that Allah guides through.
He said: “Kano Pillars FC family is welcoming Musa back to the club and we wish him Allah’s guidance. Musa is our own and Pillars FC will be part of him anytime and anywhere he found himself.
Malikawa however noted that the agreement between Musa and the club is to release him whenever he gets an offer abroad.
Ahmed Musa told BBC Sport Africa that:
“Anything that improves the image of Nigerian football is something that I strive to embark on and Kano Pillars holds a special place in my heart” .
He further said:
“It’s the team that helped me become the professional footballer I am today, so this is more than just football but a very strong bond.”
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