Pre-season: Nasarawa United edge El-kanemi Warriors


Nasarawa United have emerged the champions of this year’s Ahlan Cup, a pre-season Tournament in Kano.

Abubakar Lawal’s first-half penalty sealed the tournament for Nasarawa United as they pipped El-kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri 1-0.


Nasarawa Technical Adviser Bala Nkiyu was voted Coach of the tournament after guiding his team to five wins out of six games.


Meanwhile, the club’s duo of goalkeeper Danlami Umar and striker Abubakar Lawal emerged as the most valuable player and highest goal scorer (4 goals) respectively.


Sixteen teams participated in this year’s edition of the pre-season competition.


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