NPFL: Rangers Beat Bayelsa United To Maintain Top Spot, Enyimba Win Away

Rangers maintained their push for the Nigeria Premier Football League title courtesy of a 3-0 win against Bayelsa United at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu on Sunday.

Former NPFL top scorer Godwin Obaje bagged a brace for the Flying Antelopes with Chiedozie Okorie netting the other goal.

Rangers top the standings with 60 points from 33 games.

Holders Enyimba moved to second position after a hard-fought 1-0 win at local rivals Abia Warriors.

Bernard Ovoke scored the winning goal 18 minutes from time.

Remo Stars dropped to third position following a 3-2 defeat to Kwara United in Ilorin.

Kwara United raced into a three-goal lead through Wasiu Alalade, Isaiah Ejeh and Ahmed Akinyele’s own goal.

The visitors however reduced the deficit courtesy of two late goals from Franck Mawuena and Dayo Ojo.

Former champions Akwa United boosted their survival hopes with a 2-1 away win against Lobi Stars.

Sani Suleiman

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