Ex-Kano Pillars player, Abdul Haruna (Chacha), died this evening after slumping during a football match in Kano.
The 27-year-old forward was playing for Kano Professionals against a selected amateur team in a friendly when he slumped and died. He’ll be buried tomorrow morning in Kano according to Islam burial rights.
Pillars media manager Idris Malikwa said. “Abdul Haruna died Sunday while playing in a friendly match between Kano Professionals and a selected amateur team in Kano. He was moving the ball when he slump and die on the pitch,” Malikawa said.
“This is a huge shock to the entire football family in Kano, we never expected this.
“He will be buried on Monday.”