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Pillars, Enyimba in titanic battle

Posted: Apr 18, 2015 at 3:20 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

All roads lead to Sani Abacha Stadium this weekend as Kano Pillars lock horns with Enyimba of Aba in a make or mar Week 4 game just as Pillars’ Azeez Shobowale foresees victory for his side.

The crucial game has many things in common  for both sides beginning with their CAF Champions League early exit few weeks ago which is still fresh in their memory.

Action from Enyimba Vs Kano Pillars at the recently concluded Super 4

Action from Enyimba Vs Kano Pillars at the recently concluded Super 4

Again, Pillars remain the NPFL defending champions, while Enyimba ended the last season as runners-up in the Glo sponsored premier league.

Shobowale however insisted that the top banner clash will not be approached by his side as a do-or-die encounter.

“Of course, it won’t be a do-or-die encounter rather an encounter one of the three possible results, win, lose or draw will prevail at the end of the day.

“I’m however confident we won’t lose to Enyimba not after our shocking elimination at the CAF Champions League by the Moroccan side, Moghreb Athletic de Tetouan.

“The league clash is the first match after both sides crashed at the Africa’s elite club competition.

“We want to use the Enyimba tie to revamp and revive our game once again and return to the winning path.

“It’ll be difficult for both sides, but we’ll work very hard to earn the maximum points at stake,” he said.

The Sai Mesugida side has garnered three points in the three-week old Nigerian topflight though with two outstanding matches at Heartland and 3SC