Rangers Maintain Top Spot


Enugu Rangers cruised pass visiting Ocean Boys 4-0 to maintain top spot in the Nigeria Premier League after their midweek match.

‘The Flying Antelopes’, as Rangers are called by their fans, thus consolidated leadership of the table as they have now recorded 26 points from 13 matches and are to keep a date with Sunshine Stars of Akure this weekend at the Dipo Dina Stadium, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

Enyimba slipped in their title quest with a draw at home to Lobi, but Pillars maintained the momentum with a big home win over Sharks.

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Enyimba remain second with 23 points, while Pillars are third, having recorded 22 points now.

Rangers’ Chikeluba Ofoedu opened scoring in the 30th minute for his sixth goal of the season.

Nigeria international winger Ejike Uzoenyi made it two with a 32nd minute penalty after Andrew Nwordu handled the ball inside his box, before new boys from Warri Wolves Efe Yarhere and Odukpe Oghogho added to the tally in the 51st and 80th minutes respectively.

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