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 Editor 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 Blueprint 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 Blueprint 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 Editor 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 Editor 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 Editor 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 Editor 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 Editor 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 Editor 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 Editor 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 Editor 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

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After 66 years wait, Kano Pillars beat Tornadoes, grab 1st Federation Cup

July 28, 2019 Editor 0

Kano Pillars defeated Niger Tornadoes 4-3 on penalty after goalless 90 minutes on Sunday to claim their first Aiteo Federation Cup in 60 years.  The match ended scoreless in full time before delving into penalties. Both sides followed the same pattern until the last kick, scoring the first and losing the next two before scoring the last two. Then they Read More

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NPFL matchday 1: El-Kanemi shock Akwa in Uyo as Ifeanyi Ubah, Sunshine pick away draws as

January 13, 2019 Editor 0

The 2018/19 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season kicked off on Sunday across six league venues with three home victories, one away win and two draws recorded. Enyimba   kicked off their campaign with a 2-0 home win over MFM at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba. Nelson Ogbonnaya headed in Nasiru Sani’s long throw to hand the seven time NPFL champions Read More

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Aiteo Cup q/finals cracker: Maikaba plots Rangers fall in Kano

October 3, 2018 Blueprint 0

Akwa United head coach, Abdu Maikaba, insists his team has what it takes to beat Enugu Rangers in this evening Aiteo Federation Cup quater-final clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano. The holders finished second in Group D behind Nasarawa United who beat them 2-0 in the final group game last Friday. The Promise Keepers will be without key duo, Read More

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Rangers applaud Kano fans, eye Akwa scalp

October 2, 2018 Blueprint 0

Team manager of Rangers International F.C, Barrister Amobi Ezeaku, has applauded the large football fans in the ‘Groundnut Pyramid’ city of Kano for their massive support to the ‘Flying Antelope’ during the group stage matches of the ongoing NFF/Aiteo Federation cup 2018 in which the Enugu side came tops in the zone. In a chat after the team emerged leaders Read More