Lagos - Acting FIFA president Issa Hayatou has congratulated
Enyimba Football Club for winning the 2014/2015 Glo Premier League title.
The message was contained in a letter from the world
football governing body to the Nigeria Football Federation and signed by
"It gives me great pleasure to send my heartfelt
congratulations to Enyimba and their indomitable team on this great
achievement," the letter read.
"This title is the result of the determination of
everyone involved and my congratulations go to the players, the coach, the
entire technical and medical staff, and the fans.
"On behalf of the entire football family, I would like
to thank Enyimba for helping to spread the positive message of football."
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Reacting to the congratulatory message, Enyimba chairman
Felix Anyansi Agwu thanked FIFA for recognizing the achievement of the club and
reassured the football body that Enyimba will continue to pursue the values of
fair play and sportsmanship.
Enyimba emerged champions of Nigeria for a record seventh
time with 70 points after a phenomenal season that saw the team suffer only six
defeats, keep 19 clean sheets and win 19 games, five of those away from home.
The club will represent Nigeria in next year's CAF Champions
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