The petit striker who has amassed 11 goals so far in the ongoing season told Weekly Trust that it took patience and God’s intervention for him to sign for Pillars.
He said when he arrived from kwara United he was considered too small to play for Pillars who were then getting set to campaign in the CAF Champions League.
Hassan said for several weeks nobody gave him a chance to play but he did not give up hope because he knows that one day, an opportunity will come for him to prove his worth.
The former Nasarawa United striker explained further that even when he was eventually accepted in the team, the officials were not ready to register him.
“Due to my small size, it was difficult for Pillars to sign me. Nobody believed I was good enough for the club. I was like ignored but I did not give up because I knew deep inside me that one day, I will get the chance to prove myself.
“The opportunity came for me when Okey Emordi took over as Technical Adviser. He watched me just once and that was it. He was surprised that I was not registered for continental and the domestic league.
“He then ensured I was signed. And today, by the grace of Allah, I am one of the key players in Pillars. My debut was against Warri Wolves and since then, even when I have injury, the club ensures I recover in time to play,” he said.