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Kano Pillars congratulate Rivers Utd

Thursday, 6 October 2016


Four-time Nigerian champions, Kano Pillars have congratulated Rivers United FC for their qualification for next season’s Caf Champions League.

Spokesman of Kano Pillars, Idris Malikawa who sent the message on behalf of Sai Masu Gida said Rivers United surprised many with their doggedness and consistency which culminated in the securing of one of two Caf Champions League tickets to represent Nigeria on the continent in 2017.

He added that the club must begin early preparations if they are to attain desired heights next season.

“On behalf of Kano Pillars, I want to say a big congratulations to Rivers United FC for their impressive run in the just-concluded Nigeria Professional Football League.

“Their ability to secure a Caf Champions League ticket against the odds shows that they are a club with serious-minded footballers and officials.

“Kano Pillars Football Club wishes Rivers United all the best as she embarks on her first journey in the Caf Champions League.

“To succeed in that competition requires a lot of resourcefulness and early preparation because they will be facing highly-professional sides who are the best in their respective countries,” he told Rivers United Media.

Pillars reached the semi-finals of the Caf Champions League in 2009.

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