This isn’t a good news at this moment, the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) defending champions, Kano Pillars were attacked on their way to honor their league opener in Owerri.
SL10.ng put a call through to the media manager of Kano Pillars,Idris Malikawa and sounded very low, he said some of the players were shot.
“Yes it’s true that the players were attacked at Abaji, some players were shot. Gambo Mohammed, Otekpa and a few others were shot. They are currently at a hospital in Lokoja,”Malikawa informed SL10.ng.
We (sl10.ng) shall confirm the names of the players and the current state of the players who are in the hospital.
Kano Pillars were to be the guest of Heartland at the Dan Anyim stadium in a week fixture of the NPFL 2013/2015.
SL10.ng just spoke to one of Kano Pillars players, Isaac Loute, and he informed that the team was attacked and some of the players were shot, but as we speak they are at a Federal hospital in Kogi State.
“We were attacked by armed robbers, they shot our players in the hand, and some were hit on the head,” Isaac Loute told SL10.ng on phone.
“Gambo Mohammed, Otekpa Energy, Ekpai Ubong, Rubuen Ogbonaya who just joined Pillars from El-Kanemi Warriors, and then Muritala were all hit by bullets. Right now we are at the Federal hospital in Kogi,”Loute said.