Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has shocked Nigerians after he rejoined boyhood club Kano Pillars, Football411 reports.
Musa will spend the second half of the 2021 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL21, season with Sai Masu Gida, according to a statement from the club.
“Sai Masu Gida have agreed to sign Musa until the end of the 2020/21 football season,” the club said in a statement from their official website read in parts.
The statement further confirmed that the further Leicester City star will be signed as “as an elite player of the league” after an agreement to the deal following due consultations with the player and the League Management Company of Nigeria (LMC) was reached.
Speaking on behalf of the club, media officer, Rilwanu Idris Malikawa said the club was happy to have “one of their own” back.
“Ahmed Musa is our own and Pillars will continue to support him anytime and anywhere he found himself,” Malikawa added.
The former Juth of Jos star, Musa featured for the Kano giants in the 2009/2021 season when he finished as the top scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League with 18 goals before leaving for VVV-Venlo in the Dutch Eredivisie.
The 28-year-old is expected to be unveiled to the Pillars fans by His Excellency, the executive Governor of Kano state, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje before the start of the second half of the season.