NPFL: Enyimba claim record 8th title
Enyimba have won the Nigeria Professional Football League title after a 3-0 win against Akwa United in their Championship play-offs fixture at the Agege Stadium in Lagos on Wednesday.
Enyimba finished top of the log with 12 points from five matches to emerge champions.
It is their 8th NPFL title and they will now represent Nigeria in the CAF Champions League 2020 season.
Reuben Bala gave Enyimba the lead two minutes before the break when Joseph Osadiaye dribbled his way into the Akwa United box and squared the ball to him, he tapped it in to record his third goal of the Championship play-offs.
Stanley Dimgba nodded home a superb cross from Stanley Okorom before Abdulrahmam Bashir made the scoreline more emphatic when he scored Enyimba’s third goal with a stunning effort from outside the box a minute before time.