Why we protested against Enyimba FC, by Mfon Udoh
Former Enyimba’s captain, Mfon Udoh, has explained why they staged a protest against the management of the Enyimba Club of Aba. He stated yesterday that he and his teammates reached an agreement before he took the decision following non-payment of their outstanding salaries and match bonuses. Udoh recently parted ways with Enyimba FC after he…
Raja Casablanca end Enyimba’s CAF Confederation Cup dream
Enyimba’s hope for a miracle in the reverse tie of their CAF Confederation Cup fixture with Raja Casablanca of Morocco did not materialize as the North Africans beat them 2-1.
Enyimba lose to Raja Casablanca in CAF Confederation Cup
After a largely even first-half, Enyimba lost in Aba to a second half strike by Abdelilah Hafidi in the first leg of the semi final of the CAF Confederation Cup game. The Aba-based side looked to start the game on the front-foot with Sunday Adetunji, Ibrahim Mustapha, Joseph Osadiaye and Stanley Dimgba all included in…
All eyes on match officials as Enyimba battle Raja Casablanca in Aba today
All eyes will be on the match officials for today’s CAF Confederation Cup semifinal first leg match between Enyimba and Morocco’s Raja Casablanca in Aba...
Enyimba hit Rayon Sports five times, qualify for semifinals
True to their pre-match boasts, Enyimba yesterday in Aba thrashed Rayon Sports of Rwanda 5-1 to qualify for the semifinals of the CAF Confederation Cup. The Nigerians held Rayon Sports to a goalless draw in Kigali last week and boasted thereafter that nothing would stop them from getting to the semifinals of the competition. Get…
Afelokhai cautiously optimistic as Enyimba confront Rayon Sports
There is the tendency for a home team to see a drawn away game as an already concluded tie, even when the second and decisive leg has not been played. In some cases, though, the home team has lived to regret not paying much attention to its preparation for the return leg when the damage had already been done.
J. Atete FC vows to shoot down Enyimba, others in Aiteo Cup
After eliminating some top clubs from this year’s Aiteo Cup competition, including Premiership side, FC Ifeanyi Ubah, J. Atete FC has vowed to continue its dominance in the championship. The teams for the group stage of the competition were made public yesterday, and the Delta State team was pitched in Group A against Enyimba FC,…
Enyimba close to semifinals, hold Rayon Sports in Rwanda
Former African champions, Enyimba of Aba yesterday held Rayon Sports of Rwanda to a goalless draw in Kigali in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal game. This result makes them favourites to progress to the semifinals at the expense of Rayon Sports.
Enyimba rusty and goal shy ahead of CAF Cup showdown
A lack of match sharpness could hamper Enyimba of Nigeria when they tackle Rayon Sports of Rwanda in Kigali this weekend in a CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final first leg.
Udoh, Olamilekan in as Eagles battle Liberia tomorrow
Fresh from a 3-0 defeat of Seychelles in an African Nations Cup qualifier in Victoria on Saturday, the Super Eagles will take on their Liberian counterparts in an international friendly tomorrow.
Alalade takes Enyimba to quarterfinals
The elements almost succeeded in their plot to deny Enyimba fans the chance to celebrate their darling team’s first game at home in four years. But at the end, the supporters, in their thousands, danced out of the stadium dreaming of another glorious year in African football.