Super Eagles Captain Visits Former Nigerian Club as he Arrives Camp for World Cup Qualifier

Super Eagles Captain Visits Former Nigerian Club as he Arrives Camp for World Cup Qualifier

Akan Anwankwo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM
  • Ahmed Musa was spotted with his former Kano Pillars teammates during a training session at the Sani Abacha stadium
  • The Nigerian international hit Super Eagles camp ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifier against the Central African Republic
  • The 28-year-old made seven appearances for the Sai Masu Gida during his short spell that last for three months

Ahmed Musa joined his former team Kano Pillars after arriving in Nigeria for Super Eagles World Cup qualifier against the Central African Republic, Instagram.

Musa spotted with Kano Pillars teammates

The Nigerian Professional League side signed Musa after failing to get a new club in Europe during the January transfer window.

Ahmed Musa visits ex-Kano Pillars teamates
Ahmed Musa visits former Nigerian club Kano Pilars as he arrives camp for World Cup qualifier against CAR. Photo by @naija_footballers
Source: Instagram

Musa posed with his former teammates on their training ground in a group photo wearing native attire.

The 28-year-old had his breakthrough during the summer window as he joined Turkish Süper Lig club Fatih Karagümrük.

During his short spell with the Kano based- side, the former CSKA Moscow star provided one assist in seven matches.

Currently in the Turkish Super Lig, Musa has also made seven appearances for Fatih Karagümrük and score one goal.

Musa is expected to lead the Super Eagles in the Qatar 2022 qualifier against visiting the Central African Republic team.

Nigeria have won two straight matches against Liberia and Cape Verde which keeps them in firm position to qualify to the final stages.

Musa donates N5m to teammates for reaching landmark games for Nigeria had earlier reported that Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has once again exhibited his philanthropic gesture after he promised his teammates the sum of N5million after he reached 100 caps.

President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick promised to reward the captain after he completed a centurion of appearances for the Nigerian senior team.

As a 17-year-old lad, Musa made his debut for Nigeria back in 2010 against Madagascar and has been consistent in the team growing to become the captain.

He made his 100th appearance in Nigeria’s 2-1 win over Cape Verde during the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, and after the game, NFF President Pinick said:

Musa tops Rohr's 22 man list for World Cup qualifiers had earlier reported that Gernot Rohr who is the head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria has listed captain Ahmed Musa and 22 other players for the doubleheader against the Central Africa Republic in the World Cup qualifiers.

Nigeria have started their campaign in the qualifiers on a brighter note winning their first two games and they are topping Group C with six points while Central Africa Republic are at the bottom with just a point.

Gernot Rohr has been given the mandate of qualifying Nigeria for the next World Cup as the NFF under Amaju Pinnick wants the German and his wards to do well in the competition.

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