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Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa Marries for Third time
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Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa Marries for Third time

Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa at the weekend got married for the third time. The 28-year-old reportedly got married in a secret ceremony last Saturday. The marriage with his first wife, Jamila, ended in 2017. He took another wife, Juliet, in 2017 with whom he has been living. His marriage to Mariam officially makes her his second wife.  
Musa To Make Pillars Debut Vs Enyimba May 5, Opts Out Of Away Games
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Musa To Make Pillars Debut Vs Enyimba May 5, Opts Out Of Away Games

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa will make his competitive debut for Kano Pillars against Enyimba on May 5, Musa rejoined the Sai Masu Gida on a ‘flexible short-term loan deal’ last week. Musa will however not be available for majority of the club’s away fixtures due to bad roads and security concerns. According to club sources the former Leicester City star will only take part in away games with close proximity to Kano. The winger trained with his new teammates for the first time on Monday morning. Top officials revealed he will not be on a salary, while his bonuses will be donated to charity. Four-time NPFL champions Pillars are joint top of the current league table with Kwara United. The NPFL resumes later this month after a mid-season break.  
Musa Explains Kano Pillars Move
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Musa Explains Kano Pillars Move

Super Eagles skipper, Ahmed Musa, has disclosed why he decided to rejoin his former club Kano Pillars. On Tuesday, Kano Pillars confirmed that Musa had rejoined them, having signed a deal until the end of the season. Musa's agreement includes a clause that allows him to leave when and if he can find a club in Europe. He joins as a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) elite player to boost their image and help Musa 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 somethin...
Burnley, Brighton Join the Race to Sign Musa
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Burnley, Brighton Join the Race to Sign Musa

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa is drawing attention from other Premier League sides as he is yet to agree terms with West Brom. After being invited over by manager Sam Allardyce, the 28-year-old free agent and former Leicester City forward arrived in the country on Tuesday and underwent medical tests ahead of training at West Brom on Wednesday. The Nigeria international forward is understood to have impressed Allardyce and his coaching staff, who were hoping he would sign a contract until the end of the season and bolster their attacking options. However, Albion’s Chinese owners have stretched their budget to the limit in the January window and are now struggling to release more funds to sign Musa. Albion brought in Ainsley Maitland-Niles from Arsenal, Okay Yukuslu from Celta ...
Ahmed Musa Denies Sheffield Wednesday Links
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Ahmed Musa Denies Sheffield Wednesday Links

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has debunked reports linking him with a move to Sky Bet Championship club Sheffield Wednesday. Musa is currently a free agent after terminating his contract with Saudi Arabia Professional League club Al Nassr. The winger insists he wants a return to top-flight football and is not interested in a move to Sheffield Wednesday. “I don’t know where the story [potential move to Sheffield] is coming from because I don’t pay attention to rumours and gossip,” Musa told BBC Sport Africa. Musa also talked about his time with English Premier League club Leicester City. The 28-year-old scored five goals in 33 appearances for the Foxes. “For some reasons things didn’t actually work out there [at Leicester], but you can’t focus too much on the past,” h...
Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa Linked with West Ham, Newcastle
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Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa Linked with West Ham, Newcastle

Reports making the rounds have it that Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa’s representatives are talking with a host of clubs in Europe, including some in the Premier League. Musa is hoping to secure a move back to English football in the coming weeks. Various sides in England’s top flight have been approached to see if they would like to acquire the player, including Newcastle, West Ham, Burnley and Sheffield United, as well as Palace – but it remains to be seen if they will make an offer. The Nigeria international is one of the higher profile free agents currently available having left his former club Al Nassr last month.