Kano Pillars Blame Bad Officiating On Ouster From CAF Confed Cup

By Olámìde Oyetunji - Kano Pillars Football Club of NIgeria have blamed their ouster from the Confederation of African Football (CAF)  Confederation Cup on bad officiating, after the second leg against  ASC JARAAF FC Senegal ended in a goaless draw at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium on Saturday December 5, 2020.

Coach of Kano Pillars Coach, Emmanuel Lionel  Soccia in an interview with sports writers after the game, said they suffered bad officiating in both legs of the game.

"The game was successful. Though in the first game poor officiating from two offside goals against us. We deserved  two penalties in today's game and were denied.

"The officiating was bad. If you have a good referee, the game  would have been good," he declared.

He described their opponents in the game as a big team in Africa.

On his player's performance, described  the first half  as rusty for the team.

"The first half not very.good. But they did well in second half," he said.

In a separate interview, ASC JARAAF FC of Senegal  Coach, Malik Daf said that he was satisfied with the draw.

Daf who is also Senegalese U-20 national team coach  described Kano Pillars as a big team.

"Kano Pillars have good strong players," he added.

On the officiating, he described it as good.

In an interview with newsmen, Hajiya Surayya Aminu alias  Sai Mama, a board member of Kano Pillars, said that they prayed for victory, but only Almighty Allah knows the best.

"We have seen the errors and we will correct it Insha Allah. I urge all our supporters to take it in good faith,"  she added.

It would be recalled that Kano Pillars lost 1-3 to ASC JARAAF in the first leg played in Senegal.

Source : Authentic News Daily

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