Enyimba forward Christian Pyabara earned the praise of teammate Mfon Udoh following his match-winning goal against Akwa United at the beautiful Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.
The Aba Elephant went into the game at the back of an epic CAF Champions League win over Etoile du Sahel on penalties after two legs to qualify for the group phase.
They showed great nerves under pressure away from home after being outplayed for most parts of the game.
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Thanks to a blistering first half counterattack, Pyabara tucked away a neat pass from Onyekachi to grand out the all important win.
Mfon, a former player for Akwa United wrote on his Facebook timeline: ”Thank you Almighty God for the victory against Akwa United. We did it not by our power but by your Grace. Congratulations to Christian Pyabara for the great strike.” The Enyimba star has shown to the world how great a player Pyabara is.
Enyimba still have alot of grounds to makeup as they still have five outstanding matches in the 13-week old Nigerian Professional Football League.
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