Kano Pillars To Represent Nigeria In CAF Confederation Cup
By Amaechi Agbo
2019 Aiteo Cup winners, Kano Pillars have been given the nod to represent the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL in the 2020/2021 CAF Confederation Cup, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF selected the Kano based side as the country’s second representatives after declaring 2020 Aiteo Cup null and void.
In a release Friday, the NFF noted that the AITEO Cup 2019/2020 which had only commenced at the State level is aborted.
-Conseqiently, “the 2019 AITEO Cup Winners to be presented to CAF for the 2020/2021 CAF Inter-Club competition (Nigeria’s 2nd slot in the CAF Confederation Cup), reserved for Federation Cup winners,” it said.
The federation further added that the AITEO CUP 2020/2021 season will start from September/October 2020 to end in May 2021 subject to the full reopening of the country and the approval of the health authorities.
Kano Pillars defeated Niger Tornadoes in the 2018/2019 Aiteo Cup final played in Kaduna.