Rivers United line-up in an NPFL game/Photo: LMC Media
Rivers United line-up in an NPFL game/Photo: LMC Media

Kano Pillars’ pursuit of leaders Plateau United in the Nigeria Professional Football League suffered a setback on Sunday as they were held 1-1 at home by Rivers United.

The visitors took the lead in the 12th minute through

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Osita Chikere put the visitors in front, before NPFL leading scorer Junior Lokosa equalised in the 47th minute to take his season tally to 19.

The Kano club up the ante in the second-half, but could not convert the  chances that came their way.