Ex-Kano Pillars player, Abdul Haruna (Chacha), has died this evening, he’ll be buried tomorrow morning in Kano, Rip Dear.We mourn the passing away of Abdul Haruna. May his soul rest in perfect peace. Amen.” Abdul Haruna slumped and died on the pitch in Kano during a football match Sunday. The 27-year-old forward was playing for Kano Professionals against a selected amateur team in Kano in a friendly on Sunday when he slumped and died. Pillars media manager Idris Malikwa announced that the entire football community in Kano are in shock over his demise.
“Abdul Haruna died Sunday while playing in a friendly match between Kano Professionals and a selected amateur team in Kano. He was moving the ball when he slump and die on the pitch,” Malikawa said. “This is a huge shock to the entire football family in Kano, we never expected this. “He will be buried on Monday.”