Enyimba

Enyimba

7th in Nigerian Professional League

Could Finidi George's unbeaten start at Enyimba put him in line for the Nigeria job? Could Finidi George's unbeaten start at Enyimba put him in line for the Nigeria job?

Former Ajax star Finidi George has got off to a spectacular coaching start at Enyimba, which could see him fast-tracked to the Super Eagles job.

Kidnapped Enyimba midfielder Ekundayo Ojo, Abia Comets' Benjamin Iluyomade released Kidnapped Enyimba midfielder Ekundayo Ojo, Abia Comets' Benjamin Iluyomade released

Ekundayo Ojo and Abia Comets' Benjamin Iluyomade were released after "combined efforts of Enyimba Football Club and families of the players".

Enyimba's Dayo Ojo abducted by gunmen in Nigeria Enyimba's Dayo Ojo abducted by gunmen in Nigeria

Enyimba midfielder Dayo Ojo was on Sunday abducted by unknown gunmen on his way home to Akure, in what turned to a dark day for Nigerian football.

Nigerian squad Enyimba describes 'scary' bus attack that left players injured Nigerian squad Enyimba describes 'scary' bus attack that left players injured

Enyimba defender Stephen Egbe has described how the club's bus was attacked by armed robbers as they travelled home from a Nigerian league game.

So close... The contrasting post-WAFU Cup careers of Ikechukwu Ibenegbu and Ahmed Musa So close... The contrasting post-WAFU Cup careers of Ikechukwu Ibenegbu and Ahmed Musa

"The quality of players we had in the team then [was such that] everyone believed that each one of us would play in the senior national team."

Enyimba face uphill battle to reach Confederation Cup final Enyimba face uphill battle to reach Confederation Cup final

Enyimba need to overturn a 1-0 home loss against Raja Casablanca on Wednesday to qualify for the final of the 2018 African Confederation Cup.

Usman Abdallah optimistic of Enyimba progression vs. Raja Casablanca Usman Abdallah optimistic of Enyimba progression vs. Raja Casablanca

Usman Abdallah is optimistic that Enyimba can reach the CAF Confederation Cup final despite being defeated 1-0 at home by Raja Casablanca.

Enyimba 0-1 Raja Casablanca: Key talking points Enyimba 0-1 Raja Casablanca: Key talking points

Enyimba's CAF Confederation Cup progression hangs in the balance after they suffered a 1-0 home defeat by Raja Casablanca on Wednesday.

Hafidi gives Raja Casablanca advantage over spineless Enyimba Hafidi gives Raja Casablanca advantage over spineless Enyimba

Abdelilah Hafidi's strike secured a 1-0 away victory for Raja Casablanca against Enyimba in their CAF Confederation Cup semi final first leg.

Who will be Enyimba's key men vs. Raja Casablanca? Who will be Enyimba's key men vs. Raja Casablanca?

Nigeria's remaining representative in this year's CAF competitions, Enyimba, are closing in on the CAF Confederation Cup final.

Enyimba set for sternest test yet vs. Raja Casablanca Enyimba set for sternest test yet vs. Raja Casablanca

Enyimba's bid for a first CAF Confederation Cup will be severely tested on Wednesday when they host Raja Casablanca in Aba.

Enyimba rescue Nigeria but the other clubs must pull their weight Enyimba rescue Nigeria but the other clubs must pull their weight

Enyimba's continental progress boosts Nigeria's CAF prospects moving forward, but the People's Elephant can't continue to do it alone.

Enyimba, Rayon Sports battle for CAF Confederation Cup final four spot Enyimba, Rayon Sports battle for CAF Confederation Cup final four spot

Nigeria's Enyimba will battle Rayon Sports of Rwanda on Sunday for a semi-final spot in the CAF Confederation Cup.

Rayon Sports sound Enyimba battle cry Rayon Sports sound Enyimba battle cry

Rayon Sports are determined to win in Nigeria and eliminate Enyimba from the CAF Confederation Cup, according to coach Roberto Oliveira Goncalves.

Enyimba wary of Rayon Sports in Confederation Cup quarterfinal Enyimba wary of Rayon Sports in Confederation Cup quarterfinal

Nigeria's Enyimba will take on Rayon Sports of Rwanda in a CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal on Sunday without defensive stalwart Mohammed Farouk.

Rayon Sports eyeing big goal haul vs. Enyimba Rayon Sports eyeing big goal haul vs. Enyimba

Rayon Sports president Paul Muvunyi is confident that his side can eliminate Enyimba in their CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal.

Could Enyimba's home return boost Nigeria's continental prospects? Could Enyimba's home return boost Nigeria's continental prospects?

Enyimba are Nigeria's lone hope of returning to the top 12 of the African football rankings and restoring their two CAF spots.

Raja crush ASEC to take charge of Confederation Cup group Raja crush ASEC to take charge of Confederation Cup group

Zakaria Hadraf scored twice as Raja Casablanca went top of their CAF Confederation Cup Group A with a comprehensive 4-0 win over ASEC Mimosas.

Akwa United close the gap on league leaders Akwa United close the gap on league leaders

Michael Ibe's goal for 10-man Akwa United sealed a 1-0 away victory against Yobe Desert Stars on a weekend in which league leaders Lobi Stars lost.

AS Vita Club cruise as Enyimba get thumped AS Vita Club cruise as Enyimba get thumped

AS Vita Club stormed to the top of their CAF Confederation Cup Group A with a 3-1 victory over Ivorian side ASEC Mimosas on Wednesday night.

Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top

Lobi Stars moved five points clear at the top of the NPFL table on Sunday thanks to a 1-0 home win against Sunshine Stars.

Why Enyimba success is key to restoring Nigeria's African pride Why Enyimba success is key to restoring Nigeria's African pride

Nigeria have taken a hit in the CAF five-year rankings, but a strong continental campaign for Enyimba could ease the heartache.

Three NPFL Talking Points Three NPFL Talking Points

Colin Udoh reflects on a NPFL weekend that was ... Junior Lokosa breaking a mini-drought and Fatau Dauda getting sent off for violent conduct.

NPFL Observations: Ezenwa, Orji and violence NPFL Observations: Ezenwa, Orji and violence

Colin Udoh reflects on a NPFL weekend that was ... one that was dominated by inexplicable violence, and the brilliant return of Ikechukwu Ezenwa.

Enyimba held by plucky Kwara United in NPFL clash Enyimba held by plucky Kwara United in NPFL clash

Kwara United forced Enyimba to a 1-1 draw in an eventful clash, with Stephen Alfred cancelling out Ikechukwu Ibenegbu's opener.

Nigeria Professional Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Rivers United .. 38 +34 77
2 Plateau United 38 +21 67
3 Remo Stars 38 +17 62
4 Kwara United 38 -2 58
5 Enugu Rangers 38 +11 56
6 Nasarawa Unite.. 38 -6 53
7 Enyimba 38 +3 52
8 Gombe United 38 0 52
9 Akwa United 38 -1 52
10 Wikki Tourists 38 -1 52
11 Sunshine Stars 38 0 51
12 Niger Tornadoe.. 38 -6 51
13 Abia Warriors 38 +6 50
14 Dakkada FC 38 -7 49
15 Lobi Stars 38 -12 49
16 Shooting Stars.. 38 -4 48
17 Katsina United 38 -8 48
18 Heartland 38 -16 47
19 Kano Pillars 38 -4 45
20 MFM FC 38 -25 36
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