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Enyimba In Good Shape For NPFL, CAF League – Anyansi

Posted: May 11, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Chibuike Chukwu

LAGOS – Felix Anyansi-Agwu, chairman of Enyimba Football Club, has confessed
that the team is getting into shape in its bid to defend the Nigeria
Professional Football League (NPFL) trophy it won last season.
He also said that the new found form in the domestic league would help
Enyimba to be in good shape ahead of the CAF Champions League group
phase matches. The group phase draw holds on May 24.
He said Enyimba was ready for whichever teams it would be paired
against in the draw, saying that the Enyimba would not be afraid of
any team in Africa.
“Enyimba is gradually gelling ahead of the CAF Champions League;
remember we are the Nigerian champion and our form is coming back, as
our recent results have shown.
“It was not very easy initially, but you will understand that
defending a cup is not as easy as winning it if at all winning it was
easy, so we expected stiff opposition in the course of defending our
“I’ve never lost confidence in this Enyimba because I know what we are
capable of doing, so I thank God that our form is coming back, more so
as we are still competing on the continent.”
Continuing, the NFF board member said: “We are expecting the CAF draw
to come, but we are not afraid of any side even though we respect
every team in Africa. Enyimba is equally a team that should be
Anyansi-Agwu, it will be recalled, led Enyimba to so many titles,
including two CAF Champions League trophies in 2003 and 2004. He is
unarguably Nigeria’s most successful football club chairman.