The management, players and fans of Kano Pillars FC mourned with fellow Nigeria Professional Football League side, Plateau Utd FC of Jos over the death of their Chief Coach, Abdu Isah Pele.
In a statement signed by the Media Officer of the National champions, Rilwanu Idris Malikawa on Wednesday described late Coach Abdu Pele as a gentle and hardworking man, who sacrificed his life for the development of Football right from the grassroots in Plateau state and the country in general.
The statement further said that the Sai Masu Gida’s camp was deeply shocked upon hearing the sad story of Pele’s death.
“We are deeply shocked when we heard that Coach Abdu Pele is no more,
“On behalf of the chairman, Surajo Shuaibu Yahaya Jambul, players, technical crew as well as our teeming fans, we pray to Almighty Allah to grant late Coach Abdu Pele Jannatul Firdaus and we are also praying to Allah to grant his family and the entire family of Plateau Utd FC the fortitude to bear such a huge loss.
The former JIB Rock Strikers player died in the City of Jos on Wednesday after a brief illness and has since been buried according to the teaching of Islam.