Kano State Government commended Kano Pillars football club for reaching final stage of this year’s Aiteo/federation cup.

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Deputy Governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna
Deputy Governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna Photo credit : Yusuf Gawuna

The state Deputy Governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna made the commendation while reacting on the performance of the club after they defeated Katsina united football club by 4-1 through penalties shootout after 2-2 in the regulations time at Agege stadium Lagos state.

Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna who personally sponsored flight tickets for the players to and pro to Lagos said the gesture was to motivate them to won the cup.

He described the success of the club in the competition so far as a collective efforts of Kano State Government, management of the club and other stakeholders in the state and hoped the tempo would be sustained.

The Deputy Governor said plans are under way to camp the players in preparation for the final match against Enugu Rangers international football club on 24th of this month in Asaba,Delta state.

On his part, the chairman of the club Alhaji Tukur Babangida thanked the state government for its concern to the team and assured that they would do everything humanly possible to ensure successful outings during the final.

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