Bala strike gives Enyimba all three points against Kwara United in rescheduled NPFL encounter
People's Elephant now within three points of leaders Akwa United
Enyimba FC handed Kwara United a 1-0 defeat at the Enyimba International Stadium in their rescheduled encounter to put the People’s Elephant back in the mix for the 2020/21 NPFL title with only seven games left to play.
In a tense and closely contested match, Enyimba midfield schemer Reuben Bala scored what turned out to be the winner in the 31st minute to secure all three points for Enyimba on their turf, exacting revenge on Kwara United after they lost the first leg by the same scoreline to the Afonja Warriors.
Enyimba’s win puts them above Kwara United and into fourth place on 54 points while their opponents drop down to fifth. Enyimba are separated from the league leaders Akwa United by just three points with seven matches left to conclude the 2020/21 NPFL season.