Kano Pillars head coach, Mohammed Baba Ganaru, has been discharged from hospital a week after the his involvement in an auto crash on the way back from Ilorin.
The Glo Nigeria Premier League (NPL) champions were on their way back to Kano from the capital of Kwara State after their Federation Cup round of 16 0-3 ouster to Warri Wolves on July 31.
The vehicle conveying Pillars collided with a trailer parked by the roadside after a tyre burst.
Ganaru and his assistants, Kabir Baleria, sustained serious injuries from the collision and were subsequently treated at the Murtala Hospital in Kano.
Assitant coach, Baleria, was discharged the third day, while head coach, Ganaru, was granted permission to leave the hospital premise on Wednesday.
“I was discharged last night by 9am after the Doctor certified me Ok to go home and I thank all the people that prayed for me when I was unconscious,” Ganaru told supersport.com.
Pillars will travel to Ibadan this weekend to face Shooting Stars (3SC) for the NPL week 24 rescheduled fixtures, but Ganaru will not be available for the encounter.
“I won’t be available for our match in Ibadan, because I’m still recuperating, but I’m confident that my boys would make me happy by beating the Oluyole Warriors.”
Kano Pillars currently top the NPL table with 39 points from 22 games.