Kano Pillars To Play CAF Confederation Cup Home Matches In Bauchi
By Our Correspondent
Nigeria CAF Confederation Cup campaigners, Kano Pillars have adopted Tafawa Balewa Stadium in Bauchi as their home ground for the 2029/2021 continental league season, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
The choice of Tafawa Balewa Stadium was disclosed by the Kano Pillars FC Chairman, Alhaji Surajo Jambul, when he paid a visit to the Bauchi State commissioner for youths and sports, Alhaji Adamu Manu.
The Bauchi state Government during the visit pledged to support the club for a successful outing in the forthcoming 2020/2021 CAF Confederation cup.
Alhaji Adamu Manu expressed Bauchi state Government appreciation for choosing Tafawa Balewa stadium as one of the venues considered by Pillars as the Sai Masu Gida’s adopted home for the 2020/2021 CAF Confederation cup.
“Government and good people of Bauchi state particularly football family would rallied behind Kano Pillars and feel free that you are at home like you are playing at the Sani Abacha stadium, Kofar Mata, Kano, the Commissioner emphasized.
He also congratulated the Pyramid City side for having the opportunity to represent the country in the continent.
He also promised to present the matter before Governor Bala Muhammad Kauran Bauchi for his blessing and further action.
Earlier, Chairman of Kano Pillars FC Alhaji Surajo Shaaibu Yahaya Jambul said they were in his office to request Bauchi state Government approval to allow the Aiteo cup holders to use the Tafawa Balewa stadium as their adopted home ground during the 2020/2021 CAF Confederation.
Alhaji Surajo Jambul said players and technical crew of the club and management wants to adopt Bauchi as their second home in order to promote the cordial relationship between the two states.
He expressed his appreciation with the way and manner they were received by the Bauchi state Football Association, Wikki Tourists FC management, Government and the good people of Bauchi state.
Later, the Chairman paid a homage to the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Suleman Adamu in his palace.
The visit was rounded up with the inspection of some facilities at the Tafawa Balewa stadium.
It could be recall that Kano Pillars Fc is searching for an alternative venue for the 2020/2021 CAF Confederation cup as Sani Abacha stadium, Kofar Mata was designated as one of the Covid-19 isolation centres in state