Kano Pillars to sign seven new players

The Kano based side will only add some players to fill the void created by the boys who departed the team as the club looks towards continuity
A top official of Nigeria Premier League champions, Kano Pillars has informed Goal.com that the club is looking at the prospect of adding about seven players to the team ahead of next season.

Pillars won the league by default after Ocean Boys' expulsion from the Premier League over their contravention of one of the NPL rules made the coast clear for the club to be designate winners of the league even with a game to spare.

After watching how close the battle was in the just concluded season, the chief coach of the team, Mohammed Baba Ganaru told Goal.com that there won't be major surgical operation on the playing staff in keeping with the tradition of the team to allow continuity to take precedence.

Baba Ganaru predicted that Pillars would end up as league champions next season and has challenged the other clubs to a contest if they can dare it.

He expressed delight at the players at the disposal of the club and stressed that Pillars would continue to be the team to beat after another shrewd business in the transfer market this off season.

"We are not looking at having many changes from the players we had in our team last season. We will only make corrections where necessary but we are almost set for the season. With about 6 or 7 players we are ready to win the league title again.

"We will ensure we win it before the concluding part of the season. We can do it. We have players on our radar and we shall make them public as soon as we agree terms with them," Baba Ganaru told Goal.com.