While Tornadoes pulled off an upset in Lagos beating Rivers United 2-1 at the Agege Stadium, Pillars were pushed to the wire before overcoming Calabar Rovers 4-2 on penalties after the Nigeria National League side had forced them to a 1-1 draw in regulation time.
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The League Management Company on Wednesday announced a number of sanctions against the Kano Pillars Football Club over Monday’s incident involving their supporters and players.
Rafiu Ladipo, President-General of the Nigeria Football and Other Sports Supporters’ Club, on Wednesday called on the League Management Company of the Nigeria Premier Football League to sanction unruly fans.
Seven times Nigeria Professional Football League winner, Enyimba International, on Tuesday set up a bright start for the NPFL playoff as they sealed a 1-0 win over their rival and another seven times winners, Rangers International FC, at the Agege Stadium in Lagos.
Hosts Kano Pillars showed good resilience from the first to the last blast of the referee’s whistle in the match played at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano
Kano Pillars Football Club on Sunday defeated visiting Yobe Desert Stars FC 3-1 in a week eight fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
Kano Pillars forward, Junior Lokosa, once again got recognition for his efforts in the league as the League Bloggers Awards awarded him 2017/18 Player of the Season.
The four teams to be promoted from the lower Nigeria National League will be drawn after they are eventually known, officials said.
The men’s team, captained by Azouma Dike (Kano Pillars), is made up of Abdul Yahaya (Kano Pillars), Lucky Subel (Kano Pillars) and Godwin David (Kano Pillars).
The Stephen Keshi International Stadium Asaba was the venue for the 2018 Aiteo Cup finals between Kano Pillars and Rangers International Football Club.
Rangers International FC of Enugu on Wednesday in Asaba stunned Kano Pillars in a dramatic comeback from three goals down to win the 2018 Aiteo Cup on penalties.
Rangers will battle Kano Pillars in the final match of the 2018 Aiteo cup slated for Asaba on October 24.
This year’s Aiteo Cup final will be between Kano Pillars and Enugu Rangers after two dramatic semifinals in Lagos and Kano on Wednesday.
The much-anticipated clash between Enyimba FC of Aba and Kano Pillars will have to wait till Sunday as the People’s Elephant have a CAF Confederation Cup semifinal, first leg date with Morocco’s Raja Casablanca in Aba on Wednesday.
Reigning champions Akwa United will face Hope of Glory of Calabar in the Round of 64 of the 2018 Federation Cup, with Nigerian topflight rivals Kano Pillars taking on Ngwa FC.
In all, 17 goals were scored in Sunday’s NPFL matches
Lokosa, Kano Pillars forward with 18 goals as at Match Day 22 in the NPFL, made his Super Eagles debut in the 1-1 friendly against DR Congo on Monday in Port Harcourt.
The match, which was played at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, was watched by large number spectators
Lokosa scored a brace in Kano Pillars defeat of troubled Heartland FC of Owerri as the season reached the halfway mark on April 29.
The log leaders are on 37 points, while Sunshine Stars are still in the relegation zone on 19th position with 21 points