Goalkeeper Olorunleke Ojo was the hero as he produced three saves for Enyimba who beat Ijebu United 2-1 at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in the Aiteo Cup round of 64 on Saturday.
The game had ended 1-1 at regulation time, with Ojo turning into a master-stroke at shootouts.
Ijebu United stunned the two-time CAF Champions League in the first half.
The equaliser from Samuel Stone came as no surprise in a lively match with several scoring chances squandered on both sides and both keepers making key saves.
In the shootouts, Ojo made himself mountainous with three saves for the People’s Elephants.