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Kano Pillars Fc and Enugu Rangers Played 1 – 1

by Isiyaku Ahmed
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Kano pillars Fc were held to 1-1 draw by Enugu Rangers Fc in its adopted home ground Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna on Sunday in the ongoing 2020/2021 Npfl season.

Enugu Rangers Fc defender, Earnest Governor gave the visitors the lead in the eight minutes of the game with a header while Auwalu Ali Malam restored the home side confidence in the 44 minutes of play through free kick outside the box.

The first half went 1-1 draw and the second half started with high hope from both sides but all efforts to score the wining goal proved abortive.

In the last quarter of the match, centre referee of the match, Wale Adeneyi from Oyo state gave matching order to Kano Pillars Fc midfielder, Yusuf Bala Maigoro for holding Rangers player which denied him goal scoring opportunity.

This is the first time that Sai masu gida dropped points at home since the commencement of the league this season.

Auwalu Ali Malam was voted as Man of the Match by the Journalists that covered the match.

Speaking after the match sai masu gida Technical Adviser, Emmanuel Lionel Soccia said he was satisfied with the performance of his players despite the draw.

Emmanuel Lionel Soccia said the game was a good match because both sides did their best but he never expects it will end in draw.

Yes, we dropped two points at home for the first time and we should remain focus on the task ahead of us, Coach Emmanuel said.

He expressed confidence that his boys would do something in match day fifteen when they visited Abia Warriors Fc in Okwige stadium next Sunday.

In his reaction shortly after he received Man of the Match Award, Auwalu Ali Malam of Kano pillars Fc courtesy of sports writers Association of Nigeria Kano State Chapter, thanked God for free injury match and dedicated the award to his mates and the entire family of Kano Pillars Fc.

Auwalu Malam said rangers Fc came and collected one point in their home and they would be tightening their belts to ensure that they would continue struggling until they achieve their target by wining the league.

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