Enyimba International are now 9th on the Nigeria Professional Football League standings following their 2-0 derby win over regional rivals FC Ifeanyi Ubah on Saturday.
Goals for Ikechuwku Ibenegbu and Daniel Etor secured victory for the Peoples Elephant who just this midweek snatched vital away point in Lagos against MFM FC.
Ibenegbu got the curtain raiser in the 17th minute when he volleyed home a half-hearted clearance from 16 yards.
Enyimba’s second goal waited till the hour-mark and this time it was Etor who doubled the advantage for the hosts after a great team effort and assist from teammate Mfon Udoh.
Enyimba with this win have increased their points tally to 24 points; narrowing the gap between them and FC Ifeanyi Ubah to only two points; albeit with three matches outstanding.