The head coach of the Nigeria Premier League side Kano Pillars Abdu Maikaba has attributed their defeat in Ibadan to lack of confidence from his players.
Despite demonstrating a good and scintillating performance, Sai Masu Gida boys suffered a narrow 1-0 loss to the Olyyole Warriors at the Adamasingba Stadium.
Former Rangers International of Enugu believed that his players lacked of confidence on the away soil has been counting against the team and they needed to work on it.
The former league champions returned to the elite division this season after campaigning the Nigeria National League last season.
The team has recorded good results at home but away ground remained their biggest undoing and the gaffer has promised to rectify it.
Pillars will hope to bounce back to the winning ways next weekend when they face Bendel Insurance at the Sani Abacha Stadium.