Kanu Confirmed As New Enyimba Chairman

Abia State Governor Dr Alex Otti has confirmed the appointment of former Super Eagles captain Kanu Nwankwo as the Chairman of Enyimba International F.C of Aba.

Kanu who hails from Arochukwu Local Government Area of the state, was confirmed alongside other appointee: John Obuh as Abia Warriors Chairman and Boniface Alozie Uche as Abia Comets Chairman.

He will be replacing the club’s longest serving chairman Felix Anyansi Agwu who was in charge of the team for 24 years.

Under Anyansi, Enyimba became a household name across the continent as the first Nigerian club to win the continent’s most prestigious club competition, the CAF Champions League trophy in 2003 and 2004. The club also won the African Super Cup twice in 2004 and 2005.

On the domestic front, Enyimba won a record nine Nigeria Premier Football League title as well as four Federations Cup tittle among other laurels.

Kanu Nwankwo, a former Arsenal Star, managed Papilo FC to the NNL where they spent only one season.

Kanu Nwankwo, seen as the most decorated Nigerian player once played for Iwuanyanwu Nationale, Ajax in Holland, Inter Milan in Italy, Arsenal, West Brom and Portsmouth in England.

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