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Top Spot Retained by Rangers in NPFL, Enyimba Crushes Kano Pillars



On Wednesday at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium in Enugu, Rangers secured their top spot on the Nigeria Premier Football League table with a 2-0 victory over Sunshine Stars.

The goal scorers for the Flying Antelopes were Kalu Nweke and Emmanuel Onyebuchi.

In Aba, title holders Enyimba exhibited impressive form as they thrashed Kano Pillars 5-0.

Joseph Atule scored twice, while Chijioke Mbaoma, Eze Ekwutoziam, and Alade Balogun also found the net.

At the Mobolaji Johnson Arena Stadium in Onikan, Lobi Stars and Sporting Lagos settled for a 1-1 draw.

Sporting Lagos took the lead through Junior Lokosa in the 33rd minute, but Samuel Tiza equalized for Lobi Stars just a minute after the hour mark.

As a result of the draw, Lobi Stars slipped to third place on the league table.

In Uyo, Doma United ended their 10-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory against Akwa United, courtesy of a goal by Emmanuel Jesam in the sixth minute.


Rangers 2-0 Sunshine Stars

Enyimba FC 5-0 Kano Pillars FC

Abia Warriors 1-0 Plateau Utd

Bayelsa Utd 1-0 Heartland

Sporting Lagos 1-1 Lobi Stars