Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Kano Pillars have released six players ahead of the new league season and another six have been demoted to the youth side.

Kabir Balogun, Mohammed Jiya, Musa Najare, Saheed Mubarak and the duo of Bala Zakka and Adamu Mohammed-were released due to indiscipline have all been asked to find a new club.

Ahmed Garba who is the coach of the former league champions said the players were asked to go because of low productivity and lack of indiscipline.

“We have retained 22 players and have asked six to find other clubs. We also told another six to go back to the feeder tem because they have dropped in form,” Garba told Goal

“We dropped 10 of the 12 for low productivity while [Bala Zakka and Adamu Mohammed were told to go because they have become bad influence on other players due to lack of discipline.” He concluded

Sai Masu Gida finished eighth in the Nigeria Professional Football League last season having acquired 54points from 38 games.

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