Former Super Eagles player Patrick Pascal has praised Ahmed Musa for returning to boyhood club Kano Pillars.
Musa signed to the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) giants in a temporary deal that will keep him fit while awaiting better opportunities in top European clubs.
The Super Eagles captain has been unable to sign a deal in Europe and remained clubless after leaving Saudi Arabia club Al Nassr last year.
Pascal who was one of the few successful home-based players that broke into the national team among his foreign based counterparts has praised Musa’s courage to play in a local club.
The Super Eagles team coordinator and chairman Bauchi Football Association spoke in an interview with Legit.Ng:
“It’s a very good one, he’s in Nigeria and he’s waiting for another contract and its very good for him to keep fit. Joining a club is better, because Kano Pillars is a professional club.
“Musa going back to his former club that brought him up is good for him, it has shown that there’s an improvement in the Nigerian league.
“Ronaldinho went back to Brazil but some Nigerian players are afraid coming back to play because of the insult fans would rein on them that their careers are over.
“But for Musa he is not playing for the money, he has something that he is eyeing and training with the club makes potential teams to know that he is a serious person.
“The short contract with Pillars will help him in his CV because he is a player who will not be termed as unattached.”