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Enyimba Pips Nasarawa Utd In Umuahia

Posted: May 22, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Chibuike Chukwu

LAGOS – Champions, Enyimba International of Aba, made its ‘home’ advantage count in a week 19 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) encounter on Saturday with a 1-0 win over visiting Nasarawa United.

The Peoples Elephant dominated the encounter but with near misses until Chima Akas struck on the 31st minute to give it a lead. The champions continued to dominate throughout the first half, with Nasarawa United having its goalkeeper to thank that the score line remained like that.

In the restart, the Solid Miners came out stronger, threatening the Peoples Elephant with eye-popping performances, which almost resulted to equalizer. But it was Enyimba that held on and won the match with the slim score line.

The result takes Enyimba to 8th position on the log with 27 points from 15 matches pending the results of other matches today. The Aba-based side is five points adrift leaders, Rangers International of Enugu.