Enyimba win 7th NPFL title


Enyimba of Aba have claimed their 7th Glo Nigeria Professional Football League title.

SoccerNet Nigeria

Enyimba International emerged as champions after they secured the needed point in their 0-0 draw against hitherto title contenders ,Warri Wolves.

The match was played on Sunday at the Aba International stadium home of Enyimba.

The Aba Elephants who had to play the most of Sunday’s clash with a man down following the red card given to Otor Ezekiel held their nerves to end their five year wait for another League crown after last wining in 2010.

With 69 points from 37 games, Enyimba are sure no team can catch up with them when the last set of games are played next weekend.

Before the latest acquisition, Enyimba won the title in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2010. They were African Champions in 2003 and 2004. No other Nigerian club side has won the prestigious CAF Champions League.

Meanwhile, Sharks continue to keep their noses away from the relegation zone with a 1-0 win over Kwara United with Christian Pyagbara netting the decisive goal at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium.

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