Pillars To Face Espanyol, Kaizer Chiefs, Sundowns In Invitational Tourney
Former league champions Kano Pillars will do battle with Spanish side Espanyol as well as South African sides Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns in an invitational tournament next month.
This year’s Amanxamalala Mzanzi International Cup (AMIC 2016) is a charity cup that identifies with 40 charity organisations in South Africa.
Speaking on Pillars’ participation at the tournament, the club’s management board member Hassan Abdullahi Garo said that: “Both the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the League Management Company (LMC) have approved our participation in the tournament.”
“We will be good ambassadors for Nigeria football,” he stated. A delegation of 35 players and officials will depart the country for the competition next month.