The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ayo Saka scored the winning goal nine minutes from time at the Aper Aku Stadium, nodding home Ebube Duru’s cross.
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Alimi in the contest emerged the last man standing, shaking off tough challenge from Chijioke Alakwe of FC IfeanyiUbah and Kano Pillars, Alassan Ibrahim
He said: “I am going to miss everybody at Kadastars, but since I am going to a highly experienced team to compete, it is a dream come true for me.”
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje announced the donation when family members of the late player visited him at the Government House, Kano.
The homers remained in second place on 21 points from 13 matches, two points short of leaders Lobi Stars.
The rescheduled match which was played at the Sani Abacha Stadium was witnessed by large number of spectators as usual.
Lokosa saw off challenges from Kwara United striker Stephen Alfred, Wikki Tourists defender Isaac Giwa and Enugu Rangers goalkeeper Femi Thomas to emerge the top performer among players for the month of February.
Highlights of Match Day 12 of Nigeria Professional Football League 2017/2018 season
Winners in the player and manager categories will be announced by LBA next week
In the Match Day 11 fixture, Kano Pillars failed to take the lead in the first half as Junior Lokosa missed a penalty kicks.
The Flying Antelopes started the second half brightly but collapsed as the game progressed, which made the visiting Pillars to peg them back for the entirety of the second half.
Seven-time Nigerian league champions and highly motivated Rangers will challenge Pillars, who are still mourning the loss of their defence marshal, Chinedu Udoji, who died in an auto crash after a Match Day 9 encounter against his former club, Enyimba Internationa
They finished head and shoulders ahead of six other nominees from LBA’s shortlist of four each in the player’s and manager’s categories
The LBA will announce the winners for the January awards next week
After the emphatic win at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, the hosts have now garnered 16 points from seven games, one more than Plateau United FC of Jos
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that in the match at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, Junior Lokosa scored both goals for the hosts in the 21st and 27th minutes.
The State government, through the State Sports Commission Chairman, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, made the declaration while receiving the management, players and technical crew of the club in his office on Thursday.
This was disclosed by the factional President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Tijjani Umar, at a packed press conference on Wednesday afternoon in Kano
The home team opened scoring 25 minutes into the game through Nwagua Nyima to set the tone for an interesting game.
The game was played to prepare the Eagles for Saturday’s CHAN playoff second leg match against Benin, who won the first match 1-0 in Cotonou at the weekend.