Unarguably Nigeria's most successful football club of all time, Enyimba Int'l FC has earned the reputation as one of Africa's football powerhouses.
With two CAF Champions League Trophies and six Nigeria Premier Leagues titles, the club is currently ranked 2nd in the CAF Club Rankings.
Enyimba Int’l Football Club was founded as a state-owned club in November 1976 in the newly established Imo State. In August 1991 Imo State was divided further and the state, Abia was created from the part which included the city of Aba, Enyimba's hometown, so the new state's government took over as owners of The Club.
Enyimba was a part of the Professional League inaugurated in 1990 but it wasn’t until 2001 that the club’s rise to fame began.
The club is not among Nigeria's oldest clubs, but the fact that they are the only side from Africa's most populous country to have claimed Africa's top club prize gives them a unique status in a football-loving country.
The team emerged from near anonymity to end Nigeria's four-decade wait for success in the CAF Champions League. It took only ten years for Enyimba to transform itself from a modest provincial outfit into a continental champion, a remarkable and powerful rise.
Enyimba is now the most successful club of all time in Nigeria and among the feared clubs in Africa. Their back-to-back successes in the CAF Champions League in 2003 and 2004 marked the first time a team had managed to successfully defend the title in over 30 years. In 2011, they made it to the semi-finals of the tournament again, after reaching the same stage in 2008.
With over 90 million fans worldwide and tens of thousands of people visiting its website (www.enyimbafc.net), Enyimba is a major football powerhouse that is well equipped to bring significant success to any sponsor or partner.
Achievements and Awards
Enyimba's entire winning track-record is the richest amongst all Nigerian football clubs. Since 2011, the club has won more than fifteen major titles, including a record six Nigeria Premier League trophies.
CAF Champions League
CAF Super Cup
Nigeria Premier League
Voted Best Club in Africa by CAF in 2003 and 2004
Ranked Nigeria’s Best Club in history by FIFA in 2007
Voted Nigerian Club of the Year by AIT/MTN in 2010
Voted the Best Football Club Brand in Nigeria in 2012
Rated Number 1 in Nigeria in All Time African Club Rankings by Club World Rankings in 2012
Over ten years after becoming Chairman of Enyimba Int'l FC, Aba, Chief Felix Anyansi-Agwu has become Nigeria's most successful football club boss.
With a glistering list of honours which include two CAF Champions League trophies, Chief Felix's remarkable achievements have placed him on par with Africa's most accomplished football administrators.
Enyimba's home ground in Aba has become a veritable fortress for the team, an intimidating cauldron. It is a compact ground with a capacity of some 25,000.
With the club's impressive form on their home turf over the years, it is little surprise that an air of expectation hangs over the ground in all games.
For hiring of the stadium for events, please contact us. For scheduled tours, see our calendar.
Enyimba Int'l FC is one of the prominent professional football clubs in Africa, boasting some 90 million fans worldwide.
The club’s achievements have greatly contributed to its reputation and prestige and the name “Enyimba” elicits perceptions of success, professionalism and tradition.
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