Reigning Federation Cup holders Eyimba clinched the 2013/14 Preseason Tournament, Super Four, after a 1-0 win over Kano Pillars at the Abuja National Stadium on Tuesday.
The victory ensured ‘The People’s Elephant’ maintained their unbeaten run in the traditional curtain-raiser of the Glo Premier League, coming off two successive wins against Bayelsa United and Warri Wolves.
Wolves finished runners-up with six points following heir 2-1 win over United in the first match of the final day of the tournament while Pillars, who could only manage a solitary win, finished third ahead of United.
A 76th minute Sibi Gwar header gave the Aba-based outfit all three points and also guaranteed them 15 million Naira prize money reward.
Freedom Omaoma and Oghenekaro Etebor scored for Wolves with Ebitimi Agogo grabbing an early opener for United.
Agogo placed Bayelsa United in the ascendancy in the 23rd minute from a superb strike.
Omafoma scored Wolves’ leveler 7 minutes after the half-hour mark before Etebor converted from 12 yards on 54 minutes after being brought down in the penalty area.