Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Kano Pillars have announced that a major shake-up will be carried out amongst their playing personnel ahead of the kickoff of the new season.
Pillars crashed out of the 2014 CAF Champions League on Saturday having lost 3-4 on aggregate to DR Congo champions, AS Vita.
Sponsors of the club, the Kano State Government subsequently announced the sacking of the former management board of the club led by Abba Yola with Ibrahim Haruna named as the chairman of the yet to be constituted Kano Pillars Football Nigeria Limited as approved by Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso.
In a statement made available to supersport.com on Monday by Special Adviser to Governor on Sports, Ahmad Shuaib Gara, it was revealed that steps are been taken to “make the team stronger.”
To this end, five players (from South Africa and Zimbabwe) are expected in Kano this week for trials ahead of the new NPFL season which begins in March.
Two of the players expected for the trials are South Africans while two are attackers.
Kano Pillars have been champions of the NPFL for the past two seasons.