Defenders The duty of the defenders is primarily to 'defend' their goal and as I said in the previous post, the defenders and the goalkeepers are usually fingered when a team concedes. Depending on who you are listening to, they say attack is the best form of defence so we could add the attacking contribution … Continue reading End of Season Report Card. Part II The Defenders
The long season is over and how we are going to cope with no League football action between now and when the new season starts, I don't know. In the mean time, we will look at the various departments of the team as they performed all season and do some kind of grading. So let's … Continue reading End of Season Report Card. Part I The GoalKeepers.
Congratulations Ladies and Gentlemen. We are the 2014 Federations Cup Winners. Enyimba International, the most successful team in Nigeria, we have made history again, successfully defending the trophy and fending off the challenge of Dolphins of Port Harcourt. We had a poor first half by all standards while our opponents brought the game to us. … Continue reading All Hail, the 2014 Federations Cup Champions.
Well, it's finally upon us, the much anticipated Federations Cup Finals. We battle Dolphins at the Teslim Balogun Stadium tomorrow as we seek to end our season on a high. Only a week ago, we watched Pillars crowned Champions in Aba and it is this same team, Dolphins that hurt our title bid. A 1-1 … Continue reading The Big game Preview Enyimba vs Dolphins FC
A lot of us are hurting from Super Eagles' abysmal performance that saw us get knocked out from the qualifiers meaning that we will not be participating in next year's AFCON. It's worse knowing that we won the 'unwinnable' match only to lose the winnable one. Well, I'll rather stop talking about that game because … Continue reading First Preview Enyimba vs Dolphins Federations Cup Finals.
So we trashed the 2013/2014 Premier League Champions beating them blue black as the whole nation watched. It doesn't take away the joy of being triple champions from them but the victory should soothe our fans who have painfully watched their side finish second best yet again. The game started in a such a quick … Continue reading One win down, One more to go.
We face Pillars on Sunday in a game that even though it means nothing to the visitors, it means everything to us. The fans have reluctantly swallowed the bitter pill of finishing second best again but anything short of three points could see us fall even lower the pecking order, finishing outside the Champions League … Continue reading Redemption time: 3 Points only, NOTHING ELSE WILL DO.
Well, our title challenge ended abruptly on Sunday at the Liberation Stadium in Port Harcourt after we got a draw against the 'striking' Dolphins. The Port Harcourt side had barely trained all week yet they played better and almost got all three points if the Referee wasn't as lenient as he was on Sunday. He … Continue reading When the chips are down, again not good enough.
Well guys, it doesn't get bigger than this. Dolphins in Port Harcourt this weekend before the final showdown with Pillars in Aba on Sunday. The League season gradually inches to a close and being two points off Pillars mean that two wins from the remaining two fixtures will give us back the title. Nothing less … Continue reading Two wins…is that too much to ask for?