Enyimba are now just a point away from being crowned Nigeria league champions for a seventh time ...
Enyimba are now just a point away from being crowned Nigeria league champions for a seventh time after they beat local rivals Abia Warriors in ‘The Abia El Classico’ on Sunday.
Enyimba now have 68 points from 36 matches, six points clear of closest rivals Warri Wolves, who recorded a convincing 4-0 win at home against Bayelsa United.
The Aba club’s remaining matches are at home to rivals Wolves this coming Sunday, before their final game at Sunshine Stars on November 15.
Mfon Udoh was the match winner for Enyimba after skipper Chinedu Udoji missed a penalty.
The all-time Nigeria league highest goal scorer Mfon Udoh made the difference when he scored in the 69th minute.
Udoh, a second half substitute, scored off a solo effort to beat Akpan Bassey in Abia Warriors goal.
Mfon Udoh has now scored five goals this season.