Enyimba FC of Aba defeated Akwa United FC 3-0 yesterday to claim a record 8th Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title at the Super Six Championship Playoff at the Agege Stadium in Lagos.
The People’s Elephant finished at the top of the log with 12 points from five games.
Kano Pillars who finished as runners up to Enyimba with the 1-0 defeat of former champions Lobi Stars. Pillars amassed 11 points from five matches.Sai Masu Gida qualified for CAF Inter club competition.
Rangers who ended the playoff as third finisher on eight points will represent Nigeria in the second tier CAF Confederation Cup. Akwa United was fourth on six points while Lobi placed fifth with four points. FC Ifeanyiuba was sixth with no point from five games.