Home-based Eagles star Jamiu Alimi (right) during the 2016 CHAN Rwanda against Guinea
Sunday Feb 21, 2016. 10:59
Pillars will today give CHAN Eagles stars Jamiu Alimi, Ifeanyi Matthew and Prince Aggreh their league debuts against visiting Enugu Rangers.
Alimi has moved from Shooting Stars and he will pair the Cameroonian Joel Djondang in central defence, while Ifeanyi Matthew will combine with another new signing Tijani Adamu as the two defensive midfielders in an engine room that also has Rabiu Ali and Aggreh.
Skipper Gambo Mohammed will combine with another new signing Omo Johnson upfront in the Pillars 4-4-2 formation.
Rangers have also listed two CHAN Eagles players for this match – defender Etim Matthew and forward Osas Okoro.
Kick-off time is 4pm at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.
It will be televised live on pay TV.
Pillars starting XI vs Rangers
Yusuf Mohammed – Bala Mohammed, Jonathan Zikeye, Jamiu Alimi, Joel Djondang – Tijani Adamu, Ifeanyi Matthew, Rabiu Ali, Prince Aggreh – Gambo Mohammed, Omo Johnson