by Zenith Oduah
Kano Pillars Football Club on Sunday defeated visiting Enyimba International FC of Aba 1-0 in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) week four match.
Moses Ekpai scored the only goal in the 43rd minute from a solo effort in the match played at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.
Speaking during the post-match conference, the Kano Pillars’ Head Coach, Okey Emordi, expressed delight at his team’s style of play. He however acknowledged that his players wasted many goal scoring opportunities.
“It was a good match. Both teams played very well. But we (Pillars) had several chances, and we failed to convert them. “It is a game we contested very well. It was a game of the two top teams in the league.”
Also speaking, Enyimba’s Head Coach, Kadiri Ikhana, said his team prepared very well for the encounter. “The match was a classic between two good sides.”