Enyimba are three points below leaders Akwa United after beating Kwara United by a lone goal in a rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match on Wednesday, Futbalgalore.com.ng reports.
Reuben Bala was the hero as his first half strike ended up as the winner at the Enyimba International Stadium.
The winger beat the goalkeeper with a free kick in the 31st minute.
Kwara United had chances to draw level but failed to convert as Enyimba won three points.
The defeat is a blow to Kwara United’s’ top three aspirations while the People’s Elephants are feeling confident about winning the title.