Pillars Maintain Top Spot

Kano Pillars maintained their leadership of Nigeria league with an emphatic 4-0 home win over Gombe United on Wednesday.

Pillars now have 31 points from 16 matches, while Gombe United have 22 points.

Pillars coach Mohammed Babaganaru said that they deserved to win as they stay on course to retain their championship.

“It was a good result, we worked for it and we got it. We have our target which is to defend our title successfully. We will keep taking the games as they come, one after the other,” Babaganaru said

Manir Ubale and Promise James scored in quick succession in the 20th and 22nd minutes to give Pillars a 2-0 lead.

Rabiu Ali made it 3-0 in the 66th minute to take his goal haul to six this season, before Buhari Musa completed the demolition in the 79th minute.

In Ilorin, ABS pounded six-time league champions Enyimba 3-0.

ABS now have 19 points from 16 matches, while Enyimba have 22 points.

The Ilorin outfit opened scoring through Stone Evbawien in the 23rd minute, before the team’s leading scorer Ichull Lordson made it 2-0 from the penalty spot after Ajibola Otegbeye was brought down by the Enyimba goalkeeper in the 70th minute.

Three minutes later, Sala Abiodun took the game beyond Enyimba with the third goal.

Ichull now has four goals this season.


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