Kano Pillars midfielder Tamara Ezekiel has disclosed that winning the Aiteo Cup remains a target for his team.
The Sai Masu Gida played a goalless draw with lower league side Kebbi United but managed to secure a 3-2 win in the penalty shootout on Wednesday.
In a chat with brila.net after the game, but The defensive midfielder said, although Kano Pillars are not giving up hope of winning the Nigeria professional football league title, retaining the Aiteo is also a target.
“We want to win everything as a football club and thank God we are through to the next round of the Aiteo Cup”
“It wasn’t an easy game, but Kebbi United game with good strategies to stop our attack, but we are happy that we are still in the competition.”
“Everything is still very much open in the league, so we aren’t giving up, but retaining the Aiteo Cup is a priority as well,” he told brila.net.
Kano Pillars will face rejuvenated Sunshine Stars of Akure in the quarter-final of the Aiteo Cup in a yet to be decided venue.
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