Good morning everyone. Our attempt to reawaken our Champions League campaign went bad last night. In a cold night in Pretoria, we just couldn't get the sort of result that could put us back into serious contention. Our opponents, the Brazilians triumphing over us 2-1. Match Day One's defeat put an extra pressure on the … Continue reading Sundowns 2-1 Enyimba: Now hanging by the thread
Good morning Everyone. The fantastic @FisayoDairo pens a match preview for the big one tonight. Below. - The People's Elephant face a tricky test against South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns tonight in Pretoria, a game that has been made more difficult by Entente Setif's expulsion from the Champions League - anything short of a result … Continue reading Match Preview: Mamelodi Sundowns vs Enyimba
Good morning Guys, We are nearly there, we play Mamelodi Sundowns tomorrow. The 19 players as well as the management all arrived Pretoria yesterday and before we say anything else, let's give you the list of the full Continent. Afelokhai, Ocheje, Akas, Ojo, Uwadiegwu, Udoji, Anyanwu, Thankgod, Kester, Ibenegbu, Aliyu, Mfon, Abalogu, Osadiaye, Anaezemba, Etor, … Continue reading CAF Champions League: A look from the other side
Good morning Guys, Welcome to a brand new week. It's a lengthy post today so let's get straight to the point. I have been bothered and burdening by our playing style and wondering if we could tinker our style a bit to more effective ends. In a conversation with the tactics guru, @TheOddSolace, we sought … Continue reading Changing our playing style a little bit.
Good morning Everyone. Been a bit, hasn't it? Sorry for the No Show yesterday. I had a late night Friday and got up pretty much late at which time I couldn't write anymore. The fact that not much was happening from an Enyimba POV didn't help either. So we swept yesterday's blog under the rug. … Continue reading CAFCL: Some early ‘Mamelodi Sundowns’ musings
Good morning Enyimbalites, It was just a few minutes to 11pm when the first wave of the news surged through. One of my contacts on Twitter who first mentioned it said it was likely and when I quizzed him further, he threw some light on the situation and implications. We agreed to wait and watch … Continue reading CAF Champions League lifeline for Enyimba.
Good morning Guys, We’ve won a game finally. The Abia Derby with Warriors. The result sends us to 4th 6 points from leaders Wikki Tourists with an outstanding game. My friend @ekine4 saw the game and has penned today’s blog. – The relief was obvious from Coach Paul Aigbogun’s body language at the blast of … Continue reading Back to winning ways: Enyimba 1-0 Warriors
Good morning everyone. Writing the blog has been very difficult in recent times. I mean, you have to try to make sense of what going on with the team and you're just a fan peering inside from the outside. It's easy to cheer and support a team when times are good, the real test of … Continue reading Derby Preview: Enyimba vs Abia Warriors
Good morning everyone. I couldn't resist sharing this. It's @TheOddSolace's post match thoughts from the Enyimba vs Zamalek game. - The transience of form has been peddled as fact to the point of cliche. It may be whimsical and temporary, but class is permanent; Samson lost his locks, and strength, in a moment of negligence, … Continue reading One more look at the Zamalek debacle.
Well who saw that coming? Doubt if any of us did. Our CAF Champions League Group Stages first fixture took same complexion as every other fixture we have been involved with this season. By way of form, Zamalek were the better team having notched up five straight wins. We on the other hand were with … Continue reading Another sad result in a nosediving season