Super Eagles Captain Musa reveals reason for Kano Pillars return

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Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles captain, explained why he returned to Kano Pillars in the Nigeria Professional Football League after years away.

The Nigerian international had previously announced that he had returned to Kano Pillars and would be playing for the team until the end of the season.

The clause in the agreement signed by Musa permits him to leave the club when and if he can find a club in Europe.

Musa rejoined his former club to boost the image of the league and help maintain his fitness as he continues his search for a European club.

The 28-year-old, who is a free agent since leaving Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr in October, had received offers from England, Russia and Turkey.

Speaking on the move, the former Leicester, CSKA forward, told BBC Sport Africa, “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.”

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.”

Musa in his first spell with Pillars, Musa scored 18 goals to finish as top scorer in the 2009/10 NPFL season.

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