Enyimba produced a stunning defensive display to stun the Dolphins of Port-Harcourt at the liberty stadium earlier today to put themselves back in a race for the league.
Enyimba were slowly slipping away from the top before today’s match but were impressive in Port-Harcourt going ahead after just 3 minutes through Markson Ojobo, there was more misery to come for dolphins as Ezekiel Bassay made it 2-0 with a sensational finish in the 5th minute. Dolphins immediately asserted control of the game and pulled one back in the 41st minute through Omoh Johnson. Dolphins dominated most of the second half but Enyimba were rock solid at the back to ensure that they picked up the win.
The win meant that Enyimba leap-frogged Kwara United and Nasarawa United to go into 8th place, four points behind 12t placed Sunshine Stars. The defeat however leaves Dolphins in 14th place with 8 points from 8 matches