Kano Pillars’ new signing Ahmed Musa will make his debut for his Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side when Sai Masu Gida engages an amateur side Dabo Babes in a friendly encounter on Thursday morning.
The club’s technical adviser, Ibrahim Musa, said the friendly games were organized to help the Super Eagles captain get match fitness before the NPFL resumes for the second stanza on April 28.
Ibrahim stressed that the team will play Dabo Babes tomorrow before facing selected professional players in another friendly game on Friday.
During a chat, Coach Ibrahim said the former Leicester City striker is adapting to their style.
“Musa arrived the training very early yesterday (Tuesday) and he did some light training,” Ibrahim told NationSport.
“So we are planning to arrange some friendly matches so that he can get a playing time before the league resume for the second stanza. He is gradually adjusting to our style.”
Ibrahim has also confirmed that Musa will only available for a handful of Kano Pillars away games.
He said Musa will make the trip for any away game where he can travel by airplane due to security reason.
“He won’t be playing in all our away matches for security reasons. He can only travel to states where there are airports,” the coach added.
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