Kano Pillars defender Jamiu Alimi has not been listed for the Nigeria Professional Football League season opener against FC IfeanyiUbah billed for Sanni Abacha Stadium this evening (Saturday), Completesportsnigeria.com has gathered.
Completesportsnigeria.com gathered that the former NPFL title winners are yet to fulfil their financial obligations over the Home-based Super Eagles player who is currently on a season loan from Westerlo FC of Lagos.
Meanwhile, former Enyimba right back Emmanuel Anyanwu has been drafted in as a replacement for Alimi.
Anyanwu partners Chinedu Udoji in the heart of defence for Kano Pillars against FC IfeanyiUbah.
The four time NPFL champions Are looking to kick-start the new campaign with a win in front of their home fans after falling short of expectations last season.