28 Jun, 16:35
Enyimba defeated El Kanemi Warriors 4-0 in a matchday 26 tie of the Nigeria Professional Football League played on Wednesday.
El Kanemi, who were the visitors on the night, maintained orderliness until the 45th minute when they lost guard.
The People’s Elephants got rewarded for continued attack and pressure on the defense of their opponent when Suleiman Dori brought down Chinonso Okonkwo inside the box for a penalty.
Ikechukwu Ibenegbu converted from the spot to give Enyimba a 1-0 lead going into the break.
It didn’t take Enyimba much longer to increase the scoreline after the break and it was Chinonso Okonkwo who stroke the ball past El-Kanemi goalkeeper George from 25 yards.
On the hour mark, Okonkwo grabbed his brace and Enyimba’s third goal to the delight of home supporters.
Things became worse for El Kanemi in the 75th minute when Efe Yarhere was sent off for a silly challenge on Okonkwo.
13 minutes later, Enyimba capitalised on the advantage to score their 4th goal through Stephen Chukwude.
The victory has now earned Enyimba 41 points from 26 games, while El Kanemi stay put on 40 points.