Being that, at this point, no one seems to be too eager about our league resuming, perhaps it is best to simply tell a story today. This past season we, of course, played in the Confederation Cup, reaching the semi-final. But it was a close shave, and we almost did not make it out of … Continue reading Corner-kick: Could have been Enyimba not Lobi
The recent news that defender Isiaka Oladuntoye has been suspended by the club has come as a bit of a surprise. For one thing, our long defender does not seem like the type. But it seems like a good time to address the issue of discipline. In this country we grow up with a distrust … Continue reading Corner-kick: Oladuntoye’s suspension by Enyimba
With neither the resumption date nor the number of teams that will compete in the league next season decided yet, everything seems up in the air. No one seems to have any idea what is going on. We've all heard of the nonsense with 28 teams in the league. It's madness is what it is. … Continue reading Corner-kick: 3 players who should power us to big things next season
All around the country, clubs have begun their preseason preparations. When does the league actually resume? Nobody can say for certain. We continue to observe. But let's look at the actual preparation. What does it entail? Is it needful for our purposes? We live in a culture where it is acceptable to state the reason … Continue reading Corner-kick: our very packed preseason schedule
The mood around the club and its faithful right now is one of excitement, and rightly so. The victory over CARA Brazzaville, and the joy it fostered, was a fitting way to return to home for Enyimba Football Club. In the end, a draw would have done to qualify, but it would have been an … Continue reading Corner-kick: Mfon Udoh returns with something new in his locker
When Theophilus Afelokhai returned to Enyimba at the start of the season, there were concerns over his physical condition. As a goalkeeper, agility and ease of movement are highly important. If you're going to spend an entire game jumping, lunging, diving, falling and reacting, then your shape is not a light thing. Neither is your … Continue reading Corner-kick: Afelokhai teaches us all an important life lesson
It is so difficult to define what exactly a legend is. It is one of the most overused terms in sports, and is so open to interpretation in a field like football where so much depends on subjectivity. For instance, we can all agree that, to be a legend, one has to have been a … Continue reading “Corner-kick”: What qualifies a player as club Legend?
Let's talk about something we can all easily relate to. Let's talk about food. Birthrights have been sold for it, wars fought over it. It is necessary for survival, it is even more crucial for professional athletes. I'm no doctor, but I know that, during physical activity, the body needs glucose to function. It gets … Continue reading Corner-kick: NPFL Players, Food and your performance.
At this time, it is no longer news that Paul Aigbogun has left his position as Coach of Enyimba. Therefore, we will not flog a dead horse; the confirmation of the state of affairs by the club chairman may have only come in the aftermath of the slim victory over AC Williamsville, but the former … Continue reading Corner-kick: what really happened with Paul Aigbogun?