Rabiu Ali beats Tchato to 7th VAT Wonder Goal Award

Veteran Kano Pillars midefielder, Rabiu Ali has clinched the Match Day 26 VAT Wonder Goal, beaten off competition from Tchato Giscard of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) FC. Abia Warriors’ Yakub Hammed finished a distant third in the online polling conducted on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) website and twitter handle.

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‘Sit up and face the challenges ahead’ Babangida

Kano Pillars FC team has been charged to sit up and face the challenges ahead with all seriousness.

The Chairman of the club Tukur Babangida gave the charge at a meeting with players of the club at Sani Abacha Stadium after their training session today.

Tukur Babangida said the Kano State Government, the Management, and the entire fans of the club are not happy with current performance of the club so far.

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‘What happened in Abia was unexpected’ Kadiri Ikhana

Kano Pillars FC players returned to Kano safely this evening from Umuahia the capital city of Abia State.

According to Technical Adviser of the club Mr. Kadiri Ikhana, the players will hold a light training tomorrow at Sani Abacha Stadium ahead of Wednesday’s encounter with Nassarawa United FC.

Ikhana charged his boys to forget the defeat they suffered on Sunday in Umuahia and focus on Wednesday’s match.

We didn’t expect what happened to us in Abia but that is football, Kadiri said.

He urged the management and fans of the club to be patient and assured them that the club will not disappoint them this season.

It could be recalled that Abia Warriors FC yesterday broke Masu Gida’s unbeaten record in Umuahia township stadium by beating them 3-0.

Najare dedicates his two goals to Kadiri Ikhana

Kano Pillars forward Musa Najare said it’s a thing of joy to me scoring the two goals that gave my club the victory against Gombe United.

“I was giving the responsibility to lead the attack line of my team, after injury ruled out Gambo Muhammed and Nazifi Yahaya is in South Africa.”

“I thank God I did not disappoint, I will continue to work hard to justify my inclusion as a player of Kano Pillars.”

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LMC Hands 8 points Suspended sanction on FC Ifeanyi Ubah

  • Club Fined N9,150,000, Coach reprimanded and Club Official Suspended
  • Match Referee recommended to NFF for poor game’s Management

The League Management Company (LMC) has issued sanctions on FC Ifeanyi Ubah aimed at deterring further acts that would lead to matches being called off following the incident in Kano in which the club caused the match to be abandoned during the opening fixture against Kano Pillars on Saturday.
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Babangida promises adequate security at Sani Abacha Stadium

Chairman of Kano Pillars Tukur Babangida has promised adequate security for fans at their home ground of the Sani Abacha Stadium.

Kano Pillars will play their home games at the Sani Abacha Stadium in the next Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

The 2014 NPFL winners played at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kofa Mata in Kano State all through last season and the League Management Company (LMC) have approved it for next season.

Ahead of the season, Bagangida promised to control fans and provide adequate security at the Sani Abacha Stadium.

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Pillars To Face Espanyol, Kaizer Chiefs, Sundowns In Invitational Tourney

Former league champions Kano Pillars will do battle with Spanish side Espanyol as well as South African sides Kaizer Chiefs and ‎Mamelodi Sundowns in an invitational tournament next month.

This year’s Amanxamalala Mzanzi International Cup (AMIC 2016)‎ is a charity cup that identifies with 40 charity organisations in South Africa.
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