– Ahmed Musa wore the wrong shirt number when he appeared in his first training with Kano Pillars
– The Nigerian international joined the local professional league club after failing to land a deal in Europe last January
– The 28-year-old is expected to make his debut against Warri Wolves when the NPFL resumes its second stanza
Ahmed Musa finally had his first training session with his new Nigerian Professional League side Kano Pillars but was spotted wearing a wrong shirt number.
The Super Eagles captain on the day of his unveiling was handed the No.7 shirt but the 28-year-old wore a No.9 while he was in training with Pillars.
Musa joining a Nigerian has been lauded by everyone and forward’s unveiling and training session became a hit on social media.
The former Leicester City star who signed a short deal with Yaro Yaro said on his unveiling:
“I left Pillars over 10-years ago without winning the league then but now, by God’s grace, I will make a special record by leading the club to the Nigeria Professional Football League title.”
Pillars will be traveling to Delta state to face Warri Wolves at the beginning of the second stanza of the Nigerian Professional League on April 28.
And Musa is expected to make his debut for the joint league leaders who are just behind Kwara United on goal difference.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Ahmed Musa will not be getting paid at Kano Pillars, according to the Nigerian Professional League chairman Shehu Dikko, ESPN.
The Super Eagles captain signed a short term contract with the Kano state based club to keep him fit at topflight level and potentially sign for a top club in Europe in the summer.
NPFL chairman Dikko revealed that Musa was not concerned about what he will be earning with his former team but giving back to them ten years after he was away.
The Nigerian international was given the No.7 shirt, during the casual unveiling ceremony held in Kano state, same number he wore before leaving to Europe for greener pastures.
The 28-year-old signed a short term contract in a bid to keep his fitness level and help him find a team in Europe during the summer transfer window.