Enyimba International Football Club of Aba have won the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) title for the 2019 season.
The club beat Akwa United 3-0 at the Agege Stadium, Lagos to win a record seventh NPFL title, thereby maintaining the club’s reputation as Nigeria’s most successful club (winning the championship in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2015 and 2019).
The NPFL title has got Enyimba the 2020 CAF Champions League ticket for next season after recording an unassailable 12 points from five matches.
Enyimba will be joined in the continental competition by former champions Kano Pillars and Enugu Rangers who finished second and third respectively in the Super 6 playoff championship.
The Peoples Elephant won four of their five matches in the NPFL Super Six Play-Off with their 0-2 loss to Kano Pillars the only dent in their campaign.
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba have also won the CAF Champions League back to back in 2003 and 2004.