Wednesday Jan 04, 2017. 14:17
Jamiu Alimi and Kabiru Balogun were on target as Kano Pillars beat Ace Academy of Kaduna 2-0 in a pre-season friendly played in Kaduna.
Jamiu Alimi scored the first goal with a powerful header from a corner kick taken by Kabiru Balogun in the 45th minute.
Balogun then turned from provider to scorer when he scored the second goal in the 89th minute of the very entertaining contest on Tuesday.
Pillars are putting finishing touches to their preparations for the new NPFL season with a training camp in Kaduna.
Last campaign, they finished seventh on the table.