After five games in the round-robin playoffs, Enyimba came out tops with 12 points, Kano Pillars follow with 11 points while Enugu Rangers are third with eight points. 

Enyimba beat Akwa United 3-0 in the last matchday of the 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) playoffs, to finish on top and win their eighth Nigerian league title. 

While Enyimba got the title, Kano Pillars snag the other Champions League spot with a second-place finish in the playoffs while Enugu Rangers will play at the CAF Confederations Cup next season courtesy of their third-place finish. 

Enyimba beat Aka United 3-0 in the final matchday of the 2019 NPLF playoffs to win the title (Twitter/Enyimba)
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It was FC IfeanyiUbah and Enugu Rangers that clashed first in the last matchday of the 2019 NPLF Playoffs at the Agege Township Stadium in Lagos on Wednesday, July 12. 

With a continental spot at stake, Rangers flew out of the blocks and got their first goal just seven minutes into the game through Chiamaka Madu after a fine set up by Michael Uchebo. 

Enugu Rangers consolidated third place with a 4-2 win over FC IfeanyiUbah (Twitter/Enugu Rangers)
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Rangers continued to dominate the game and create a host of chances which they failed to convert before Chidera Exeh’s volley was deflected by Jimoh Gbadamosi into the net.

Five minutes after the restart, Rangers further extended their lead through Christian Madu

FC IfeanyiUbah reduced the deficit twice through Chiduike Ezeh but any hope of a comeback was quickly diminished as Rangers restored their two-goal advantage through Godwin Aguda who scored from the penalty spot. 

Enyimba seal title

This is Enyimba FC's first title since 2015 (Twitter/Enyimba)
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In the second match of the day, Enyimba sealed the title with a 3-0 win over Akwa United. 

The People’s Elephant knew a win would give them the title and started the game the better side. Reuben Bala ensured they headed into halftime with a one-goal lead after he met a low cross from Joseph Osadiaye

In the 50th minute, Stanley Dimgba got his head on a superb delivery from Stanley Okorom to double Enyimba’s lead. 

Not done, Abdulrahman Basir added another goal for Enyimba to seal their first title since 2015. 

Kano Pillars ran out 1-0 winners over Lobi Stars in the final game of the day to grab the second Champions League spot. 

It was a tight affair which was only settled with a goal from the penalty spot. 

After five games in the round-robin playoffs, Enyimba came out tops with 12 points, Kano Pillars follow with 11 points while Enugu Rangers are third with eight points. 

Akwa United are fourth with six points, followed by Kobi Stars with four points and FC IfeanyiUbah who finished without a point.