NPFL Championship: Enyimba beats Ubah to go top


Enyimba International beats Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to go top of the Nigeria Professional Football League playoffs at the Agege Stadium on Monday.

Enyimba took charge of the game when they took the lead in the 19 minutes with Abdul Raman and Reuben Bala one-two ball as he (Bala) rounded the GK Chibuzor Igwe to score.

In the 30th minutes, Ifeanyi Ubah had a free kick far left as a lovely cross was put forward but blocked on to a lose ball pounced by James Promise who fired sensationally to level up for the Ubah side.

In the 42nd minutes, Reuben Bala was through on goal once again to give home side the lead,GK Chibuzor Igwe denies him twice from close range before he slot the rebound into an empty net to get his brace for the Aba boys.

In the 57th minutes, Adbulraman Bashiru receives a through from the middle of park , controlled comfortably as he drives to net past the GK Chibuzor Igwe in what looks the full time scores in the end.

Enyimba tops the NPFL Championship with 9 points and 3 goals. They play Lobi Stars in their final game of the playoffs, 5pm local time at the Agege Stadium.


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