Enyimba confident they can overturn CAF Champions League loss

The controversies surrounding the aborted NPFL 2019/2020 season will continue after the League Management Company (LMC) placed Enyimba as runners-up of the championship ahead of Rivers United on both PPG and WPPG.

This means that Enyimba and not Rivers United will represent Nigeria in the 2021 CAF Champions League, while Rivers United will feature in the second-tier CAF Confederation Cup.

The official NPFL league table published on the LMC website showed by PPG Enyimba are second behind leaders with 1.80, same as Rivers United.

The Aba club have scored more goals 30 than Rivers United, who netted 28, while Enyimba let in more goals 20 goals to Rivers 15 goals.

In the WPPG, Enyimba are also placed ahead of Rivers United on 68.49, while the Port Harcourt outfit recorded 68.23.

Rivers United have held a press conference where they declared they are ahead of Enyimba and will represent the country in the more lucrative CAF Champions League.

How things stood before league was interrupted
Standings after calculating Points Per Game
Standings according to Weighted Points Per Game

Sources: Score Nigeria, Npfl.ng
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