Kano Pillars in 2016.
Defending FIBA Africa Zone 3 Club Champions Kano Pillars headline today’s games in this year’s competition currently taking place at the National Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria.

Pillars tip off the penultimate round of games in the ongoing competition against Gombe Bulls at 14:00 GMT.

Ghana’s representative, Braves of Customs, feature in the second game with a tie against Mark Mentors with the former in need of a win to stay in contention for qualification to the main championship.

The game tips off at 16:00 GMT with Civil Defence and Aspac of Benin due to play the final game of the round.

The competition ends on Saturday November 18 but heading into today’s game against local rival Gombe, Pillars are unbeaten in three games.

Kano has amassed three straight wins after dropping Aspac, Civil Defence and Mark Mentors in the seven day tournament.

The Nigerian heavyweight clinches the last edition and narrowly missed out on a medal at the continental games after placing fourth.

Pillars play Braves in its final outing in the competition.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter


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