By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL side, Kano Pillars Football Club has proposed two stadiums for their CAF Confederation Cup campaign come next season, www.kick442.com can report.
The 2019 Aiteo Cup winners according to the club website, www.kano-pillars.com
will play its home matches for the 2020/2021 CAF Confederation cup away from the club home ground at pyramid city.
Tafawa Balewa and Ahmadu Bello stadiums are two of the venues Pillars would choose from as its adopted home for the preliminaries and possibly the group stages of the competition.
According to the chairman of the club, Alhaji Surajo Shuaibu Jambul, the Kano State Government has given approval for the team to look for an alternative venue for their home matches as Sani Abacha Stadium, Kofar Mata, has been chosen as one of the Covid-19 isolation centers in the state.
The Chairman said that his management team would approach the management of the above stadiums in Kaduna and Bauchi states to discuss the possibility of hosting the Sai Masu Gida’s continental assignments.
He said, one of the stadiums will be chosen after due consultations with the appropriate authority.
He further stated that his management team and technical crew are working closely to ensure that the team progressed to the group stage of the competition so as to ensure easy passage to the final and then bring the trophy to Nigeria as winners.
He, therefore, urged the fans to be patient and accept the situation they may likely find themselves in, considering that the Aiteo cup holders will not be playing its continental matches in Kano.
Kano Pillars will represent Nigeria at the 2020-2021 CAF Confederation Cup by virtue of the fact that the country’s Cup competition, Aiteo Cup did not hold this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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