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Remembering the day Pillars won the NPFL for the third time!

By Jamilu Uba Adamu

The 2013/2014 Nigerian Premier Football League – NPFL will be remembered as the season in which Kano Pillars set the record for winning the league three times in a row to the glory of their roaring fans.

This glorious back-to-back record came to be on 2nd November, 2014. It is precisely seven Years now after witnessing that memorable precipice which will forever be in the hearts of their fans all over the country, the continent and supporters spread over the globe.

The Kano based club secured the League after thrashing the already relegated Nembe City, the amazing Azeez Shobowale scored twice while the comeback-kid Gambo Mohammed returning from injury after several weeks out with a thigh injury got on the scoresheet.

The prolific Adamu Hassan also scored as Kano Pillars ran over City 4-0 to make them bite the dust. The fans songs and cheers became a thunderous applause led the arena which was heard from miles.

They won the league with 65 points; while fellow title chasers Enyimba FC of Aba finished at a well-fought second position with 61 points.

Go Pillars… Up Pillars…



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