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Kano Pillars Attacked In Gombe, 3 Players, 1 Official  Injured

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Kano Pillars basketball club were attacked by angry fans at the end of week 2 league match in the ongoing Nigeria Basket ball league, involving  KPBC versus Gombe Bulls in  Gombe.

The angry Gombe fans hurl stones at the coaster bus of the visiting Kano Pillars, the windscreen and side mirror of the official vehicle conveying the players were shattered.

Kano Pillars players Ibrahim Adamu, Dike Azouma, and Nda Habu  suffered bodily injuries on several parts of their  body, from the attacks.

The Organizing secretary  of the team, Bashir Bello who suffered a minor injury on his chest, said all those injured were treated by the team of medics attached to the club.

The spokes person, Kano State Sports Commission, Abbati S. Abba, who confirmed the incident said, the Kano state government owned club has formally lodged a complaint with the basketball  league organizers against Gombe Bulls.

Abbati who dismissed the actions of the Gombe fans, said he is amaze that, despite pillars losing 69-68,to the home side, the home fans proceed to assault players and officials of KPBC.


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