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Kano Pillars depend on Copa Lagos for 2015/16 premier league feat

07 December 2015, 21:38Israel Ojoko

Lagos - The Chairman of Kano Pillars FC, Kabiru Baita, has said that the team will ride on the waves of her participation at Copa Lagos 2015 beach soccer club challenge in preparation for the2015/2016 Premier League season.

Baita said the competition will afford his team the opportunity to test their popularity among the vociferous Lagos football fans and equally prepare the team for the forth coming 2015/16 football season"

Kano Pillars, three times Nigeria Premier League Champions, will compete at the forth coming Beach soccer club challenge with FC Barcelona, 3SC and Pepsi Academy also in contention.

Also read: Beach Eagles to resume camp on Wednesday

Also Joel Afelokai, Captain and the longest standing goalkeeper of Pillars, believes that Copa Lagos club challenge with Fc Barcelona, 3SC and Pepsi will be a learning curve and added experience for the players as beach soccer is still relatively new in Nigeria.

According to him, “the players will have a new orientation that will expose them to new techniques to beach soccer which will be used as preseason for the 2015/16 Nigeria premier league as its obtained in Europe.”

Copa Lagos, Nigeria’s highly entertaining international beach soccer festival will hold this year at the Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island, from Friday December 18 to Sunday December 20 2015.

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