Sunday, 19 May 2013
Kano Pillars Gets First Win
After two close loses, Nigerian representative at the African Champions Cup Kano Pillars finally got their season underway with a close win over Egyptian power house Al Ahly.
Led on the back of a 22 points effort by Abubabakar Usman, Kano Pillars withstood some late pressure to seal the all important win. After taking a 7 point lead in the fourth quarter, Pillars withstood a fourth quarter comeback by Al Ahly to hold on to win it 70-68.
Pillars are currently in fourth place in group B.