Heartland subdue Kano Pillars, win 2022/23 NNL title

July 8, 2023 Admin III 0

Heartland FC defeated Kano Pillars 2-0 on Friday in the final of the Nigeria National League Super Eight playoffs at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. The NNL Super 8 playoffs was used to decide the champions of 2022/2023 NNL season. Former Ibom Youths FC winger Francis Erikan Dominic scored the opener for the Naze Millionaires in the 54th minute, with Read More

Breaking: Another NPFL star is dead

December 24, 2022 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Ebuka David Odenigbo, a former player with Kano Pillars of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has died. Aged 21, Ebuka reportedly passed on in the early hours of Saturday December 24, 2022. Ebuka’s sudden demise happened within three days after a former Sunshine stars, Katsina and Nasarawa United player Chinedu Udechukwu passed on in Jos, Plateau state capital after Read More

Again, LMC slams top NPFL club with sanctions, chairman expelled

June 26, 2022 Admin III 0

Three months after being sanctioned, fined ₦9 million and deducted three points, Kano Pillars of Kano have been again hit with another ₦2.750 millon for official’s rascality and unprofessionalism in their matchday 34 encounter against Dakkada FC. Announcing the new punishments on Saturday, the League Management Company, LMC also expelled Kano Pillars Chairman, Suraj Yahaya, from the Nigerian Professional Football Read More

2022 Nigeria Volleyball Super Cup: Kano Pillars wins first match

April 9, 2022 Editor 0

Kano Pillars have records their first victory at the ongoing 2022 Nigeria Volleyball Super Cup at the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos on Friday. Kano Pillars beat Wikki Spikers 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-18) in their last match after losing four straight games at the Super Cup. In the first set, Kano Pillars won the first 6 points, recorded four aces Read More

Breaking: Kano Pillars win 2021 Presidential Cup

December 12, 2021 Admin III 0

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) giants Kano Pillars a while ago won the just concluded maiden presidential pre-season Cup held at the renovated Moshood Abiola National stadium Abuja. Pillars earned seven points to edge other invited clubs including Sunshine stars, Lobi stars and Akwa United. Details loading…

New NPFL season: LMC rejects Kano Pillars, Tornadoes’ stadia

December 10, 2021 Admin III 0

Few days to the commencement of the 2021/2022 season of the Nigeria Professional Football League, the hammer of the League Management Company (LMC) has fallen on the two stadia getting ready to stage matches. According to report, the two are Bako Kontagora Stadium in Minna and Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano. Minna-based stadium is the home of newly promoted Niger Read More

NPFL: Angry Kwara United fans attack club chairman

May 28, 2021 Admin III 0

Kwara United chairman, Kumbi Titiloye was attacked by angry fans at the Kwara Stadium on Wednesday. Kwara United held Rivers United to a 1-1 draw at home in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday 23 fixture. A club source confirmed the ugly incident that happened after the game. “It’s shocking and disappointing that the club Chairman was attacked by Read More

Breaking: Ezenwa returns as Rohr calls up 31 Super Eagles ahead Cameroon friendly… see full list

May 14, 2021 Admin III 0

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has drawn up a provisional squad list of 31 players for Nigeria’s prestige international friendly game against five-time African champions Cameroon in Austria on Friday, June 4, 2021. Incidentally, home-based goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been handed a fresh call-up. A press statement from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) further revealed that the game will take place at Read More

Breaking: Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, returns to Kano Pillars, set for Ganduje’s unveiling

April 13, 2021 Admin III 0

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has sensationally returned to Kano Pillars FC for the remainder of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League season (NPFL). Musa previously played for the Pride of Kano in 2009 where he ended the season as the top scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League with 18 goals before moving to VVV-Venlo in the Netherlands. A Read More

Ahmed Musa set to rejoin Kano Pillars, 10 years after – Report

April 12, 2021 Admin III 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles captain and former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) topscorer Ahmed Musa is reportedly making plans to rejoin Kano Pillars on a short-term deal. Musa, 28, has been without a club since October 2020, after severing ties with Saudi Arabia club Al Nassr and was unable to tie up a deal in Europe during the last transfer window Read More

CAF Champions League: Why we crashed out – Kano Pillars

December 6, 2020 Admin III 0

Kano Pillars Football Club of NIgeria have blamed their ouster from the Confederation of African Football (CAF)  Confederation Cup on bad officiating, after the second leg against ASC Jaraaf FCof Senegal ended in a goaless draw at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium on Saturday December 5, 2020. Coach of Kano Pillars Coach, Emmanuel Lionel Soccia, in an interview with sports writers after Read More

Breaking: SWAN President confirms receipt of FIFA Covid-19 funds from NFF

November 29, 2020 Admin III 0

The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Sir Honour Sirawoo, has commended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the release of the FIFA Covid-19 Relief Fund.  The NFF had released the sum of N11,400,000 (eleven million, four hundred thousand Naira) only as part of the Covid-19 Relief Fund from FIFA to SWAN  Sirawoo lauded the Amaju Pinnick-led NFF for Read More

Super Eagles star part ways with Saudi club, set for European return

October 26, 2020 Goal 0

Saudi Pro League side Al Nassr have officially confirmed Ahmed Musa’s departure from the club. Musa, 28, who is now a free agent is reported to have parted ways with the club mutually as he hopes to continue with his professional career in Europe. In a post on social media, the Najd’s Knight established the jet-heeled forward’s exit while wishing Read More

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Breaking – NPFL: Katsina United get LMC’s nod to admit fans weeks after descending on Kano Pillars

February 21, 2020 Admin III 0

The League Management Company, operators of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has granted partial permission for Katsina United to open home stadium to fans during their upcoming match on Sunday. The approval obtained from LMC by the Katsina ffotball club is coming exactly one month after Katsina fans attacked Kano Pillars’ team after an NPFL game. Details loading…

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NPFL Matchday 17: Full results, scorers emerge

January 26, 2020 Admin III 0

FULL TIME RESULTS OF MD17 #NPFL20 Dakkada 2-0 Jigawa GS Osimaga Duke 47’, Spencer Bassey 71’ Adamawa Utd 2-1 Kwara Utd Idris Abubakar 36’, Isa Garba 45’ – Alao Danbani 14’ Katsina Utd 1-0 FCIU Tasiu Lawal 3′ Sunshine Stars 2-2 Kano Pillars Anthony Omaka 36’, 61’ – Auwalu Ali 49’, 70’ MFM 0-0 Plateau Utd Lobi 2-1 Nasarawa Utd Read More

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2 days after fans invaded pitch, Ganduje sacks Babangida, appoints new Kano Pillars Chairman

July 30, 2019 Admin III 0

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has sent Chairman of 2019 Federation Cup winners Kano Pillars Alhaji Muhammad Tukur Babangida packing. Babangida was booted out despite leading Champions League-bound team to their first-ever cup victory after 66 years. In his place, Surajo Yahaya has been appointed. Kano Pillars fans became the subject for ridiculous discussions shortly after they allegedly unleashed crisis Read More