Kano Pillars Make NPFL History with Stunning 5-1 Win Over Sunshine Stars

Kano Pillars Make NPFL History with Stunning 5-1 Win Over Sunshine Stars

It’s no longer news that Kano Pillars secured a commanding 5-1 victory over Sunshine Stars during their recent clash in the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL). 

Kano Pillars Make NPFL History with Stunning 5-1 Win Over Sunshine Stars

But the best part is that this remarkable victory at the Sani Abacha Stadium on Sunday marked a historic moment for the Kano Pillars, as they became the first team in recent memory to achieve such a feat, Footballrover reports.

The match kicked off with Kano Pillars wasting no time asserting their dominance, with Auwali Ali Malam finding the net just five minutes into the game.

NPFL legend and Kano Pillars captain, Rabiu Ali, further sealed their lead with a goal in the 21st minute, setting the stage for an unforgettable performance.

The onslaught continued in the second half, with Mustapha Umar delivering a sensational quick-fire brace to send the Sai Masu Gida’s supporters into super excitement.

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Not to be outdone, Ibrahim Yuga added his name to the scoresheet with yet another goal of his own, completing the rout in the 55th minute.

Despite a valiant effort, Sunshine Stars managed to salvage some pride with Promise Awosanmi’s consolation goal in the 81st minute, but it was not enough to overshadow Kano Pillars’ dominant display.

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With this resounding victory, Kano Pillars carved their name in NPFL history, becoming the first team to score five or more goals in multiple matches within a single season since Plateau United accomplished the feat during the 2019/20 season.

On the other hand, Sunshine Stars, without a win in their last five games, find themselves languishing in the relegation zone with 23 points from 21 matches.

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Meanwhile, the Kano Pillars soar to third place on the table, boasting 36 points from 21 matches, as they look to move higher in the NPFL ranking.

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