NPFL: Pillars stars Bature, Sikiru, escape death in auto crash

NPFL: Pillars stars Bature, Sikiru, escape death in auto crash

Two players of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Kano Pillars; Bature Yaro and Kamal Sikiru on Wednesday afternoon escaped death in a serious auto accident on reports www.aclsports.com

Both players were returning to Kano from Jos, Plateau state ahead of the Sai Masu Gida’s pre-season training camp before the 2018/19 NPFL season when the vehicle, owned by Sikiru caught fire along the Jigawa – Kano expressway.

Bature, 23 was in the Nigerian side that was eliminated at the group stage of the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda while Sikiru was a league winner with Enyimba in 2015.

Bature uploaded a post on his Facebook account on Wednesday afternoon regarding the incident, stating that all their valuables were lost in the inferno:

“God thanks for saving me and Kamal from this (accident) on our way back to kano today? No serious injury bt nothing was been taking from the car,” stated Bature.

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Players and officials of former Nigerian league champions Kano Pillars will resume camping after the Yuletide break on January 3 ahead of the new league season in Nigeria.

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