Ahead of the crunch CAF Confederation Cup preliminary 2nd leg clash between Kano Pillars FC and ASC Jaraaf of Senegal on Saturday at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna. The National champions will be without three of its key players.
The Sai Masu Gidas lost the first leg by 3 goals to 1 a week ago in Senegal.
He said, the Medical team of the club noted that 3 out of the 25 players in camp will not dress up for the match on Saturday due to minor injuries they sustained.
The affected players are Emmanuel Anyanwu, Achibi Nwenike and Victor Dennis.
Malikawa also said that, players and technical crew of the Club are sets and very much ready for the encounter.
The Sai Masu Gidas lost the first leg by 3 goals to 1 a week ago in Senegal.According to the Media Officer of the club, Rilwanu Idris Malikawa said, the players are in high spirit and very much ready to play the game.
“With what we are seeing on the ground and from the reactions of the players in the camp, they is hope the players would overturn the first leg deficit on Saturday, Malikawa said.
Malikawa said all necessary arrangements have been put in place by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, and their host, Kaduna state Football Association for a hitch free match.
He said the match is going to be played behind closed doors as directed by the Confederation of African Football, CAF.
According to the seasoned Journalist, ASC Jaraaf’s delegation are expected to be in Kaduna, today, Friday ahead of the encounter.
The match is expected to kickoff at exactly 4:00pm Nigerian time.