By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

Kano Pillars fans, player  and official are dripped in anger and depression over the poor performance recorded by Sai Masu Gida in the  ongoing 2021/2022  Nigeria Professional Football League , NPFL season. investigations revealed that the wholesome of those involved in the team are perplex and are already trading blames.

Checks reveal that the blame games in Kano Pillars camp involved the players, technical crew,  board members and top  government appointees  assigned to run sports.

The trio are all displeased with the outcome of results trailing their performance so far in the fresh season. Sources revealed.

A source who pleaded not to be named said “ it is serious, the board members are already accusing the chairman of not carrying them, along.

“some  are blaming those who have the ears of the governor of misleading the state government  by furnishing the government with deceptive and counter deceptive narratives.

“ these people  have the habit of running each other down, intrigues  is now the tool used to pass information to the state government,    how and when decisions affecting the club is taking  show there is no commitment.

It is also alleged that there Kano sports administrators appointed by the governor    have waged a war of sabotage against each other  the club, these forces have mobilized all available weapons to ensure the club fails as a mean to satisfy their ego apportion blames and jostle for recognition .

Some other keen observes noted that the  now visible rancour and bitter  division among those assigned to  run various sports offices have continued to rub off the club,  since it is the sole visible battle ground.

Also the poor budgeting pattern by Kano state government, owner of the club have been cited as one of the major factors couple with the absence of firm interest by the state government owners of the club to better  help ran the club by insisting and supporting best practices .

A top government official, who confided  in this reporter said “ I can not doubt the love his Excellency governor Ganduje has for this club, since his days as deputy governor, but his Excellency should ask questions, why has it been difficult to repeat and surpass  the successes he achieved with Kan Pillars  fc , when he was a deputy governor.

“failure by Kano state government to seek independent opinion and be firm in exercising its discretion judiciously , even when it is clear that  intrigues is the business around the club.

“how can the state government appoint t and assemble the same people, who are fighting themselves to be the same people asked  to go and look at the same problem they created and for them to also look for solutions, how possible is this? Same people who are the problem of sports  Kano have been asked to solve the problem of sports in Kano.”

Kano Pillars are currently  struggling at  the bottom  of the log of the   NPFL .

Pillars lost woefully in match day one to Akwa United in Uyo, managed a barren draw against  visiting Lobi Stars of Makurdi, losing  one nil  away to Katsina United last Thursday.

Prior to the Katsina derby the chairman of the club, Surajo Yahya Jambul assured the club fans that the management of the club is working towards redesigning  the fortunes of the Kano side.

Speaking after their 0-1 loss, the newly appointed technical Advise of the club, Salisu Yusuf said the players were been taught  anew philosophy adding that the players were adjusting to the new philosophy been injected , averring that the horizon of the club is bright, noting  that there is no cause for alarm so far.

Kano Pillars are on one point from three matches to occupy prominent position at the bottom of the log.

A street hawker and fanatical supporter of the club, Ahmad  Yankaji who expressed his disappointment over the performance of the club in the ongoing football season, said he blamed the state government for accommodating all the ultra vires been exhibited by those within the corridors of  sports power in the state.

Ahmad in his word said “governor Ganduje is not listening to we the fans not even those who will  tell him the truth about what is happening  in the club, we heard our governor is a number one fan of the club, but why is he allowing all this to happen to our darling club, most of us are wondering.

“we now rely on the propaganda we hear from the media, now we are at a cross road, his Excellency must do something now to save our club, all those involved in Kano football have broken into camps and they fighting themselves, Ganduje should ask them to go and rest.

“we are tired of these set of people , who don’t have passion and respect for our feelings, this is our source of joy and its been killed and the government is  watching helplessly, a stitch in time saves nine.” Yankaji warned.






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