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Enyimba league champions after 5years

Enyimba of Aba have claimed there 7th title in the Glo-Nigeria Professional Football League title
Ten-man Enyimba on Sunday won their seventh Nigeria league crown after they held Warri Wolves to a goalless draw in front of over 40,000 fans at the Enyimba International Stadium in Aba.Enyimba needed just a point in their final home game against closest rivals Wolves and they did just enough to get the job done.
‘The People’s Elephant’ clinched the championship with a round of matches to spare as they have 69 points, six points clear of Wolves.
The best away form of the season – five wins and seven draws – earned the two-time African champions Enyimba the league title five years after their last conquest.


Enyimba recorded a 2-1 victory over Shooting Stars on Sunday, to increase their lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NFPL), to five points.Musa Najere gave the Aba side the lead in the 14th minute, before 3SC equalized through Ajani Ibrahim 11 minutes after the break.Enyimba skipper, Chinedu Udoji, then headed in the winner with 15 minute left.
The Aba team now have 61 points from 33 matches.Their closest rivals, Warri Wolves, were held to a 1-1 draw by Rangers in Enugu and now have 56 points.Defending champions, Kano Pillars, put a dent on Sunshine Stars’ title chase, with a 2-1 win in Kano. Pillars now have 49 points, while Sunshine have 53 points.In other games, Akwa United continued their fine home run, with a 2-1 win over Abia Warriors. Giwa FC beat Dolphins 1-0, Wikki Tourists lost 2-0 at Sharks, FC Taraba pipped Heartland 1-0, while Lobi Stars won 2-1 against Kwara United.
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