Enyimba failed to get the needed result in their penultimate game in the Caf Confederation Cup group phase on Thursday night.The People's Elephant needed to avoid defeat in Benghazi to boost their chances of progressing from the group stage but they failed to get that and they are now in a precarious situation.
CALLING OUT A SPADE (DOES FATAI OSHO STILL HAS WHAT IT TAKES) We want to apologise to our readers for being absent for some time.Certain conditions beyond our control prevented regular updates on the blog, however we are back and better.The match in Libya against Al Ahly summarized our sorry state in Continental football as a country.
After the penultimate game last night, Enyimba are now in a make or mar state.The People's Elephant must win their last game versus Orlando Pirates of South Africa.The match is an away match for the Zulus.Anything short of a win will cause an exit for the Aba club.
Former Super Eagles skipper and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, is planning something big with his alma mater, University of Uyo in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria.The 38 years old who last played for French Ligue One side, Lille, where he played 143 matches from 2011–2018, disclosed this in a post on his Instagram page on Tuesday, accompanied by the picture above, which shows him besides his exquisite car at a section of the reputable citadel of learning where he met wife, Lucy Philip Enyeama.
Nigeria’s sole surviving team on the continent, Enyimba have a crucial task ahead of them on Thursday night.Apart from winning their two home games, the Peoples Elephant have not been in any way fantastic in their CAF Confederation Cup group stage matches.Now set for their penultimate game in the group stage, Enyimba need to step up their game if they are to make it out of their group where all four teams still have a chance of progressing depending on the results secured.
Having a good spell or consistently dazzling the fans can earn you the attention of top clubs and a national team call-up. This is the case of Anayo Iwuala, who recently made his debut for the Super Eagles. The 22-year-old dazzler is one of the new sensations in the Nigerian League as he has been absolutely devastating against defenders he has faced this season. Anayo, who featured in the Super Eagles' victories against Benin Republic and Lesotho says he feels blessed to have worn the legendary number 10 jersey
In the history of the Nigerian league, no foreign players have ever emerged as top scorer in a season.The jinx continued until a Congolese born player arrived in Nigeria to play for Jasper United in 1997.Paul Kpoughoul from the Democratic Republic of Congo took the league by surprise when he outscored others with 11 goals to his credit.
Enyimba winger Anayo Iwuala was in the headlines few weeks ago when the Super Eagles entertained the Squirrels of Benin Republic and the Crocodiles of Lesotho in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The 22-year-old was one of the new invitees into the Nigerian national team when he made the squad as one of the three home-based players against all odds. Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was impressed by his output in training and he was thrown into the fray as a second half substitute against Benin Republic
The matchday 5 instalments of the CAF Confederation is scheduled for the third week of April, between April 21 and April 22 2021, as 8 matches will be played across the four groups.Nigeria's representative, Enyimba of Aba will take on Ahly Benghazi of Libya in one of the fixtures of group A.
By Femi Fasetire Super Eagles' coach, Gernot Rohr has revealed how he discovered new kid on the block, Anayo Emmanuel Iwuala while playing for Enyimba of Aba in a CAF Confederation Cup decider against Rivers United of Port Harcourt.
Week 18 of the Nigerian Professional league table was played out over the weekend despite the ongoing international break.As usual there were a few surprises in terms of results as fans and spectators were treated with another exciting round of matches.
Five European clubs are jostling for the new Super Eagles winger Anayo Emmanuel Iwuala after one millions Euros price tag revealed, according to report in Nigeria.
Nigeria international and FC Qatar striker, Anthony Okpotu, has advised Nigerian clubs involved in CAF club competitions to avoid 2pm kick-off to avoid players burn-out.
Despite ongoing international break, Week 18 of the Nigerian Professional League table was played during the weekend.As usual, the results were surprising, as fans and viewers were presented with another splendid match round.
Enyimba FC is set for a return to Nigeria after their 3-0 painful loss to ES Setif in Algeria.The team could not return early to Nigeria because of difficulty finding a flight that would fly them out of Algeria The People's Elephants travelled to Algeria through Doha as there was no direct flight to Algeria from Nigeria.
Inform Plateau United striker Ibrahim Mustapha Yuga has promised to take care of the Educational cost of a teenager who was seen putting on a replica jersey of his former club side Enyimba with his name clearly written on it..
Adams Jesse The People's Elephant, Enyimba Int'l of Aba has slammed a staggering €1m on their star player Iwuala Anayo after impressing for the Super Eagles f Nigeria in their recent friendlies.
Enyimba survived a North African team scare after going down one nill and later coming back to win a game played in Aba.The visitors, Es Setiff of Algeria first scored in the thirteenth minute.
The only Nigerian team remaining in this year's CAF competition, Enyimba lose their position on the log after going down thrice to a north African team, Es Setif on Sunday.Fans watched in exasperation as the Nigerian side conceded twice in the first half and once in the other half.
Enyimba edges closer to CAF Confederation knockout stage A rollercoaster match which showed we can become a force in Africa if we work for it.Coming from a goal down to win a match involving Setif was not an easy fit.