Enyimba beat Akwa United to win league title

Enyimba on Wednesday in Lagos won a record eighth Nigeria league crown. The victory qualifies them to represent the country in the 2020 CAF Champions League. ‘The People’s Elephant’ beat Akwa United 3-0 at the Agege Stadium to record an unassailable 12 points from five matches in the championship playoffs. Goals by Reuben Bala, Stanley Dimgba and Abdulrahman Bashir gave the two-time African champions a deserved win over front runners Akwa United, whose Brazilian coach Rafael Everton was conspicuously missing on the bench today. Enyimba are now Nigeria’s most successful…

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Women’s World Cup: Falcons beat South Korea 2-0

The Nigeria Super Falcons took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France. A first half own goal at the Stade des Alps and a breakaway attack, brilliantly finished by Asisat Oshoala, ensured the Africa champions only their fourth win in eight World Cup finals appearances and a chance to go to the second round for just a second time. The…

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