Enugu Rangers beat Kwara Utd in Ilorin, top NPFL group

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Rangers players celebrate CAF Conf. group match win
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By Olayinka Owolewa

Rangers International FC of Enugu on Wednesday climbed to the top of Group A  of the abridged 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), after a 2-1 victory over host, Kwara United FC of Ilorin.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the match day six rescheduled fixture was played at the Kwara Township Stadium, Ilorin.

Ifeanyi George opened scoring for the visitors in the 25th minute, while Godwin Aguda scored the second goal for the visitors three minutes later.

Ebenezer Odeyemi reduced the deficit for the host in the 65th minute when he capitalised on Rangers defenders’ blunder to nod home Kwara United’s consolation goal.

With the result, Rangers now lead Group A with 24 points, with three games remaining.


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