Kano Pillars head coach Lionel Emmanuel Soccoia feels his team was let down by poor finishing in their 1-1 draw against Adamawa United.
The four-time Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Adamawa United at Pantami Stadium on Sunday.
Rabiu Ali drew the curtain raiser in the 14th minute. A 76th minute own goal helped Adamawa United pick one point against wasteful Pillars.
The French tactician is delighted with the way his team started the game but has faulted the attacking department for not finishing the chances created.
“A point is not bad for us but I believe we could have done better against Adamawa United,” Soccoia told Futbalgalore.com.ng after the match.
“We started the match well, created chances but could not take them. I believe we could have won the match only if we could have capitalized on the chances created. In the second half, we were a bit slow, and Adamawa United played well and put us under pressure, but we held on.”
Pillars will face Katsina United next weekend at Ahmadu Bello Stadium. And the coach is expecting improved display from his wards.
“We would go back to Kano and prepare for the next game. The aim is to work on our lapses and see how it goes,” the former Black Leopards coach concluded.