Pillars striker Manir Ubale
Friday Nov 28, 2014. 18:46
CAF officials are due in Kano to inspect Kano Pillars home ground, Sabongari Stadium, on Monday ahead of next year’s Champions League.
“We are expecting CAF officials to inspect our stadium on Monday and we are hopeful it will be approved to host Champions League matches next year,” disclosed Pillars spokesman Idris Malikawa.
Pillars preferred home ground, the Sani Abacha Stadium also in Kano, is still undergoing renovation.
Champions Pillars and runners-up Enyimba will fly Nigeria’s flag in the 2015 Champions League after they topped the country’s league this past season.
Pillars best performance in the continental competition was achieved five years ago when they reached the last four on their debut.