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Football News | Mar 26, 2004

Ghanaian Coach's Team Tops Nigerian League


Dolphin Football Club of Port-Harcourt, coached by Nigeria based Ghanaian-born coach, Phillip Boamah, is presently leading the 18-team table in Nigeria after eight weeks of football action.

The Port-Harcourt side, which also has former Nigerian U-23 and U-17 National Team coach, Musa Abdullahi, as Technical Adviser climbed to the top of the table after their 1-0 victory over Kwara United, in a mid-week match, on Wednesday, in Port-Harcourt.

The team, which won the 2001 Coca-Cola FA Cup, have been having a nice outing since the season kicked-off. Dolphin recorded the biggest upset this season when they recorded an away win over African and Nigerian champions, Enyimba, in a Week 7 match played the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba, last Sunday.

Dolphin, which is one of the teams owned by the Rivers State governent have an outstanding game against Julius Berger.

Boamah and his wards would travel to the Northern city of Kano for a mid-week match against Kano Pillars when the league resumes, next Wednesday. Dolphin has 16 points from 8 matches.