After that late victory in the CAF confederation cup, against Orlando Pirate for Enyimba, loose to Rivers United in the rescheduled NPFL match.
They were defeated by a lone goal in Port Harcourt late in the second half.
Fatai Osho the coach of Enyimba has blame the poor pitch for not winning the game.
“They (The players) did a lot of work, we can’t take that away from them. The surface never allowed us to play. We could have been a bit tidy with that cross, but unfortunately, we allowed it and the match has been won and lost.” he said.
Enyimba still have three outstanding games and could still go top of the standings if Enyimba gather at least seven points from possible nine points.
They also have a date Pyramids FC of Egypt later this month.