Finally! Pillars pick up elusive Cup, defeat Tornadoes on Penalties

Finally! Pillars pick up elusive Cup, defeat Tornadoes on Penalties

Kano Pillars have have ended their 29 year wait for the Cup with a 4-3 penalty shootout win against Niger Tornadoes at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium on Sunday.

Pillars who have reached the finals twice – 1990 and 2018 – finally broke their duck with a hard fought victory.

 


 

Last season Ibrahim Musa and players suffered a penalty heart break against Rangers, despite holding a 3-0 lead for the most part of the game.

 

This season, after a goalless result in regulation time, the game was decided on penalties and it stretched into sudden death and Pillars prevailed.

 

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