Chairman of Enyimba FC, Kanu Nwankwo has shared his reaction to the teams NPFL win over Lobi Stars FC on Sunday, November 20, 2023.
Enyimba FC defeated Lobi Stars FC 1-0 in a keenly contested Nigeria Premier Football League matchday nine game in Aba.
Defender, Alalibo Somiari scored the winning goal when he headed home from a long throw-in by Unwana Asuquo in the 87th minute of the match.
The Enyimba FC stadium, Aba came alive with the goal which denied in-form Lobi Stars FC a point on the road.
A happy Enyimba FC chairman took to his X handle to share his excitement over the win with special appreciation to the club’s chief-funder and the fans.
“KAN U BELIEVE IT we thank GOD Important big win for @EnyimbaFC against Lobi Stars FC congratulations boys. Step by step. Thank you @alexottiofr and thank you Aba and to all our amazing supporters,” Kanu Nwankwo wrote on X.
Former Arsenal forward, Kanu has not had a very smooth start to life as Enyimba’s chief executive having succeeded Chief Felix Anyansi few months ago.
The People’s Elephants occupy 16th place on the 2023/2024 Nigeria Premier Football League standings having secured 10 points from seven games. The reigning Nigerian champions have two games in hand over the rest.
Tutored by another ex-international, Findi George, Enyimba FC side will next host Bendel Insurance in a rescheduled matchday-one fixture at the Enyimba Stadium.