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Kwese League : Coach Ahmed hopeful of winning ‎final 8 trophy


Kano   –      Sani Ahmed, Coach of Kano Pillars Basketball Club of Kano, has said that the team was determined to defend the Final 8 trophy when the competition holds in Kano.

Ahmed made the assertion shortly after booking their place in the semi finals.‎

‎The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Pillars are the defending champions of Savannah and Kwese Basketball League.‎

Ahmed said that the ultimate aim and desire‎ of the team was to retain the final eight trophy in Kano.

“Our aim and desire is to retain the Final 8 trophy in Kano,” he said.‎

‎He added that the team would address some the lapses in order to win the league.

Kano Pillars defeated Nigerian Customs 72-58 to qualify for the semifinals on Thursday while Kwara Falcons beat Niger Potters 60-67 to qualify.

Gombe Bulls also beat Oluyole Warriors 53-81 while Hoops and Read thrashed Plateau Peaks 78-52.

‎Kano Pillars, Gombe Bull, Kwara Falcons and Hoops and Read have, therefore, qualified for the semi finals.‎

‎NAN reports that Kano State hosted super eight tournament in 2008.

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