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Pillars, Crown storm Ijebu for Gold Cup

NPFL By: Olakunle Brown | 25/11/2016

Former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Kano Pillars FC, and Crown FC of Ogbomosho have arrived Ijebu Ode, for the 4th edition of Gold Cup Pre-season Tournament.

The reigning Gold Cup champion joined other Nigerian top league teams ahead of the tournament scheduled to take place at the Otunba Dipo Dina International Stadium from Friday November 25 to Saturday December 4 2016.

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The Pyramid side who recently named ex-Shooting Stars of Ibadan coach, Kadiri Ikhana will begin their quest in the country's most prestigious pre-season event on Saturday afternoon (4pm) against Nationwide League One (NLO) side FC Ebedei.

Crown coach, Osho Fatai, will be leading the Ajilete Warriors against newly promoted Remo Stars FC in one of the Group B contest scheduled for Saturday evening.