Enyimba International Stadium


* Address: Aba
* Country: Nigeria
* Capacity: 16,000
* Opened:
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Enyimba (football)

Extra stadium info – Enyimba International Stadium

Tenants Enyimba International Football Club are among the major Nigerian sports clubs. They were founded in 1976 and they won the top-flight football league of Nigeria and the Nigerian cup tournament various times. Enyimba, which means Peoples’ Elephant, drew numerous home attendances above the current capacity of 16,000 of the Enyimba International Stadium. They won the CAF Champions League in 2003 for the first time in their history after beating the Egyptian side Ismaily in the final. One year later, Enyimba won the African championship for football clubs again. They became the first Nigerian football club with a continental championship title.

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