By Kano Pillars FC

Technical adviser of Kano Pillars FC, Mr. Emmanuel Lionel Soccoia has heaped praises on his players performance in the Sai Masu Gidas latest Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, clash away to Nasarawa Utd which ended in a 1-1 situation.

Nwagua Nyima who missed the week Two match at home to Katsina Utd came off the bench to put Pillars in front on the 46th minute of the game.

Former Pillars hitman, Adamu Hassan restored parity for the solid miners on the 84th minute to ensure that both teams shared the spoils.

Reacting shortly after the match, technical adviser of the four-time NPFL champions, Mr. Emmanuel Lionel Soccoia has commended his players for their performance and described the encounter as an exceptional were both teams displayed a good football artistry.

The French tactician said his team deserved to run away with all the 3 points but technical lapses proved all their efforts abortive.

He emphasised on his plan of approaching each game at a time and has commended his team in the 3 matches they played in the league so far. He said his attention has now been shifted to the Match Day 4 fixture at home to Plateau Utd FC of Jos.

‘My attention has now been shifted to the Match Day 4 against Plateau Utd at our home, the Ahmadu Bello stadium on Wednesday,’ Mr. Lionel said.

On his part, chairman of the club, Alhaji Surajo Shuaibu Yahaya Jambul has commended Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for his financial and moral support and has urged him to do more for the team.

He said the one point picked off the solid miners is like a gold and would not relent on their effort to record maximum victories in their subsequent away fixtures.

The Aiteo cup holders are now ranked 9th on the NPFL game with 5 points from 3 matches.

The team will depart Lafia to Kaduna on Monday to prepare for the all important Match Day 4 against Plateau Utd on Wednesday at their adopted home, Ahmadu Bello stadium, Kaduna.

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