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Musa Returns To Hammerheads
Former Club Defender of the Year back on roster for 2014

Wilmington Hammerheads News Release --

Thursday, December 19, 2013

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Wilmington Hammerheads are pleased to announce the signing of defender Yahaya Musa for the 2014 USL PRO regular season, pending USSF approval. Musa returns to the Hammerheads for his second season after debuting with the team back in 2012.

“I appreciate the opportunity to return to Wilmington,” said Musa. “It will be great to be at Legion again, playing for the fans and the Port City Firm. I am looking forward to a successful and memorable season.”

Musa was named Wilmington Hammerheads Defender of the Year by popular fan vote in 2012.

Musa attended a Pro Soccer Consulting Ltd (PSC) combine in March 2012 where he was initially scouted by Wilmington Hammerheads Head Coach David Irving who later signed him to a professional contract for the 2012 USL PRO regular season.

After his stint with the Hammerheads, Musa trained and played with several teams in New York during the 2013 season, most notably, the N.Y. Greek American Atlas. Spending majority of the year coaching full-time, he also trained both teams and individuals.

Prior to his professional career with the Hammerheads, Musa featured for the PDL’s Fort Wayne Fever, Long Island Rough Riders and Kalamazoo Outrage. Musa also spent two seasons in Puerto Rico with Academia Quintana, Sevilla FC Puerto Rico and Baymón FC.

Musa attended Stony Brook University in New York during his collegiate soccer career. He was captain of his squad in 2006 and 2007 and was a member of the 2005 America East Championship team.

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