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How Enyimba Retained 2004 Champions League

Enyimba Football Club of Aba, Abia State, Nigeria made history by becoming the first Nigerian club for win the once elusive CAF Champions League in 2003. The club went on to retain the title in 2004. It was a case of double dreams come true for the People's Elephants with the support of Governor Orji Uzor Kalu and Chairman Felix Anyasi Agwu in spite the fact that 2003 winning coach (Kadiri Ikhana) was no longer with the club. Enyimba successfully retained their title under the tutelage of Coach Okey Emordi.

  2 years ago ago
How Enyimba Retained 2004 Champions League

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The Night that Nigerians celebrated a football club (Part 2)

THE NIGHT THAT NIGERIANS CELEBRATED A FOOTBALL CLUB (PART TWO)  In 2004, Enyimba's CAF champions league title defence could be summed up in the mantra of one of England's famed sides, Tottenham Hotspurs, "TO DARE IS TO DO."   After their first triumph in 2003, the People's Elephant set out to do what no club in the continent has done since the competition was remodeled; retain the title. Enyimba dreamed, and dared to do it.  It was a tall dream; one that was doubted by most people. Despite their success

  2 years ago ago
The Night that Nigerians celebrated a football club (Part 2)

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Dele Aiyenugba: I Still Love Enyimba FC

On Wednesday January 20, Dele Aiyenugba came up against his former side, Enyimba FC for the first time since leaving the team thirteen years ago. The goalkeeper joined Enyimba in 2001 and was part of the historic Champions League winning squads of 2003 and 2004. It was in the 2004 Champions League final against Etoile du Sahel that Aiyenugba made his name, becoming a national darling when coach Okey Emordi sent him on to replace first choice Vincent Enyeama for the penalty shootout. He saved a kick to ensure

  2 years ago ago
Dele Aiyenugba:   I Still Love Enyimba FC