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Kano Pillars to camp in Benin City ahead of Enugu Rangers showdown

04:25 BST 19/10/2018
Enyimba vs Kano Pillars
The Sai Masu Gida side will camp in the Edo state capital to prepare for their Federation Cup final with the Flying Antelopes

Kano Pillars have announced plans to have a camping exercise in Benin City ahead of next week’s Federation Cup final clash with Enugu Rangers in Asaba.

After a semi-final win over Katsina United, the Sai Masu Gida Boys will face the five-time winners Flying Antelopes, who subdued Nasarawa United in this year’s final on October 24.

Ahead of a showdown with Gbenga Ogunbote’s side, the team’s media officer Idris Malakawa explained that the interest to get the team closer to the venue informed the choice of Benin City.

“We will be travelling to Benin City on Friday and we will camp there,” the club’s spokesman told Goal.

“We want to utilize the few days we have to train very hard before our Federation Cup final against Enugu Rangers. We want to use every opportunity to prepare more and get closer to Asaba where will be playing the final.

“We will train there for like three days before we move to Asaba. The management is doing everything on their own part to make sure we making history this time by winning the title. I am confident that we will have a fit and well-prepared team that can win the Federation Cup.”