1- Enyimba kick off. The first throw goes to Dolphins. Femi Thomas claims a shot from Emem Edouok
3- Emem Edouok shoots straight at Enyimba goal
5- Emma Anyanwu brings down Edouok. Free kick to Dolphins, Emeka Atuloma’s effort goes wide
7- Throw-in to Enyimba. The pendulum shifts to Dolphins. Thomas punches the ball away. Emeka Nwanna receives a yellow card for a foul on Jonathan Zikiye
15- There are two players injured; one for each team. Emeka Nwanna is on a yellow card and was the guilty party on Enyimba. Free kick to Enyimba.
There is a growing battle here between Edouok and Anyanwu. Femi Thomas acrobatically claims Dolphins’ long throw
19- Kingsley Sokari breaks Dolphins attack
20- Andrew Abalogu wins Enyimba throw-in
22- Chinedu Udoji launch an attack from defence but the move falters. Meanwhile a powerful shot from Edouk from a counter attack goes wide two minutes later
26- Jonathan Zikiye’s free kick goes wide
28- Enyimba are in possession of the ball but Markson Ojobo’s pass to Nwanna is stray there
30- Emem Edouok is really a threat for the Enyimba defence but his shot is parried away by Thomas
34- Emma Anyanwu gets yellow-carded for fouling Emem Edouk. Emeka Atuluma’s kick is off target once again
35- Emeka Atuluma handles the ball inside the Dolphins box but the incident is not seen by the officials. There is an Enyimba on the ground, injured
37- Atuloma’s shot is wayward. He should have taken the ball a bit more
38- A back pass from Nwanna to Ugwu Uwadiegwu goes out for a throw-in
40- Chidiebere Okolie’s touch was the last from a challenge. The Dolphins’ fans expected a corner
43- Chinedu Udoji clears the ball from the Enyimba box
44- Succession of passes and a crisp cross eludes Femi Thomas but is cleared by his defenders. However Thomas is down writhing in pains and is attended to by the medics
45- The first half ends 0-0. Dolphins clearly the better of the two teams thus far
45- Dolphins kick off and a free kick then corner from a quick move
47- Ugwu Uwadiegwu wins Enyimba a free kick. His deceptive effort goes over the bar
52- GOAL! Mfon Udoh scores Enyimba’s goal with a powerful left-footed shot from a counter attack. It was the Peoples Elephants’ first attempt at Dolphins’ goal
59- The Enyimba was in the 58th minute. Mfon Udoh however misses a clear chance at close range a minute later
60- Ifeanyi Egwim comes in for Chidiebere Okolie( Dolphins’ sub)
62- An Enyimba player is down injured
63- Victor Alegbe of Dolphins lucky to escape being cautioned with a two-footed tackle.
67- Dolphins’ corner is defended by Enyimba who counter. Emem Edouk however races down the Enyimba left side but his cross is cleared for corner
72-GOAL! Enyimba’s Chinonso Okonkwo pounces on a sloppy pass from Rotimi Sunday from Dolphins to dispatch the ball to the far left
74- Enyimba’s free kick goes wide
75- Two Enyimba players are down injured. Frustration is setting into Dolphins’ game now
77- Isiaka Olawale comes in for Tijani Adamu
80- GOAL! Emem Edouk scores for Dolphins, sweeping home from close range with his leftr foot to reduce the deficit. 2-1.
88- Free kick to Dolphins. Uwadiegwu the culprit. Edouk’s dipping shot is off target. Good intention though. Femi Thomas is receiving treatment from the medics
90- Omo Johnson’s shot is way off target.
90(+1) Sokari is fouled but the ref asks for the game to go on. Rotimi Sunday parries a fierce shot in the midst of attacking waves from Enyimba
FT: Enyimba win 2-1 and are still the Federation Cup champions
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