Super Six : Ten-Man Enyimba Forced to a Draw By League Champions

The opening match of the Super Six invitational tournament saw NPFL champions Plateau United entertain two-time CAF Champions League winners Enyimba international at the Sani Abacha Stadium on Monday.

Two sides who are representing Nigeria in the Caf competitions next face-off in what has been anticipated as tight encounter.
Enyimba suffered a huge blow when Uche John was sent off in the 18th minute for a second bookable offense. However, Against the run of play,Ibrahim Akide trips Chinedu Udeagha in the box and the Referee made no hesitation in pointing to the spot for a penalty to the People's Elephants in the 22nd minute.

Plateau United Goalie Okeimute Odah guesses right and pulls a great save from Chinonso Nonso's tame effort via the spot.

Wasiu Alalade races to a sweet pass from Oladapo and sends a wicked cross to Udeagha. The former Rangers star did well to apply the finishing touch to the back of the net to hand Advantage to the Aba based giants.

The drama wasn't over when Centre Referee Adebimpe Quadri awarded the match second penalty to Plateau United in the last regulation minute as former Osun United striker, Tosin Omoyele dispatch expertly to force a 1-1 draw.

■Enyimba FC Line-up :

12 Fatau Dauda

2 Olayinka Onaolapo

31 Ikouwem Udoh

25 Uche John

14 Isiaka Oladuntoye

6 Ernest Governor

13 Stanley Dimgba

29 Wasiu Alalade

23 Chinonso Nonso

22 Chinedu Udeagha

26 Austin Oladapo


21 Friday Achimugwu

27 Benjamin Francis

33 Emeka Obioma

18 Ugochukwu Leonard

8 Abdulrahman Bashir

34 Maxwell Effiom

9 Stephen Chukwude

30 Freedom Omofoman

■Plateau United XI Line-up :

Okiemute Odah 22

Salomon Junior 24

Ibrahim Akide 15

Hamisu Sale 31

Sinbad Adams 23

Jimmy Ambrose 5

Odafe Emmanuel 15

Turba Benjamin 10

King Osanga 7

Tosin Omoyele 9

Kabiru Umar 32


John Shuaibu 16

Golbe Elisha 6

Wash Bitrus 34

Joshua Obaje 25

Amos Gyang 8

Sunday Ingbede 26

Ibeh Johnson 27

Lengkat Isah 30

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