Bassey confident Pillars can win NPFL title


Kano pillars midfielder Ezekiel Bassey has warned rivals that the club will return stronger in the 2015/2016 season.

Former Nigerian Professional Football League champions lost several players top players like Tony Edjomariegwe, Theophilus Afelokhai, Moses Ekpai and Godspower Aniefiok but Bassey is confident that they can reclaim their title this season after losing out to Enyimba last term.              .

‘We lost, Moses Ekpai, Godspower (Aniefiok), Tony Edjomariegwe, Theophilus Afelokhai  in fact both our top players left the club and it’s a huge vacuum but we’re bringing several top players too,’ Bassey told Brilafm.

‘We’ll build the team with the players coming in from Giwa FC, Abia Warriors and Dolphins FC including players that I don’t even know. Am sure though that we can make the fans in Kano happy again.’

Kano Pillars caused a huge stir in Nigeria domestic football when they won the league in four consecutive seasons before Enyimba dethroned them last campaign.