- Ahmed Musa returned to his former club Kano Pillars after failure to land a deal in Europe since leaving Al Nassr of Saudi
- The Super Eagles captain will only travel for away games by flight according to the club
- He joined Pillars on a short term deal and will hope to move to another club this summer
As he prepares for his return to the Nigeria Professional Football League action, Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa will only travel for away games by flight.
This was disclosed by the club chairman Surajo Yahaya via Sporting Life as he stated that such measure is to ensure the player’s safety.
Musa opened up on his decision to make return to the NPFL claiming that he rejoined Kano Pillars so as to help boost the image of the League.
They play away to Warri Wolves and Plateau United in away games on April 27 and May 2 respectively before an epic showdown at home to Enyimba three days later.
Musa might not be available for the Sai Masu Gida until their home game against the Peoples Elephant, given the statement from Yahaya, according to goal.com
he starred for Kano Pillars between 2009 and 2012 before moving to Europe to join VVV-Venlo on loan and later featured for CSKA Moscow, Leicester City and Al Nassr.
And his arrival at Pillars have received warm welcome from different quarters as well as his unveiling ceremony and his first training session with the club.
Musa who last played for Al Nassr at club level back in October was keeping up with the pace with the Sai Masu Gida in a local playing pitch in Kano.
Students were among the hundreds that came to see the former Leicester City winger in training as they refused to go home after closing hours.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Umar Sadiq was on the score-sheet in Almeria’s 1-1 with Segunda Division leaders Espanyol at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos on Monday night, April 19.
The 24-year-old opened the scoring in the encounter in the 50th minute before Dimata equalised for Espanyol in eight minutes later.
Sadiq has now scored 18 goals and provided three assists in 34 appearances across all competitions for Almeria this season.
He was also on the score-sheet in Almeria’s 3-0 win over Malaga at the Estadio La Rosaleda on March 30.