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Enugu Rangers Establish 3 Points Lead In NPFL Title Race

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Enugu Rangers have strengthened their position at the top of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) with a home win against Sunshine Stars.

Meanwhile, Enyimba and Lobi Stars secured positive results to remain in the top three after the completion of Matchday 28 fixtures yesterday.

At the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, Enugu Rangers defeated Sunshine Stars 2-0 through Kalu Nweke and Ifeanyi Onyebuchi’s goals to open up a three points gap at the top of the table.

The Eastern Updates reports that they have also extended their unbeaten streak to 11 games under the tutelage of Fidelis Ilechukwu.

Enyimba were truly at home at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba after they smashed former league champions, Kano Pillars 5-0 in a rampaging performance that has taken them to second spot with 48 points. Eze Ekwutoziam, Mbaoma Chijioke, Joseph Atule’s double and Muyiwa Alade with the goals for the People’s Elephant. Pillars slipped to eighth with 41 points as a result of the big loss.

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At the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos, Lobi Stars halted the recent winning home run of  Sporting Lagos following a 1-1 draw.

Junior Lokosa put the Noisy Lagosians a goal up in the 31st minute but Samuel Tiza got the equaliser for the Price of Benue in the 59th minute.

In another report, the Rangers International Football Club of Enugu State, popularly known as Enugu Rangers, have secured a landmark partnership contract with an investment and financial advisory firm, Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited, in the areas of infrastructure, logistics, brand management, sponsorship of jerseys and other training kits that will revive the football club for global competition.

This came even as the state Governor, Barr Peter Mbah, reiterated support to restore the glory of the football club to its premier status through funding and other supports, adding that sport enthusiasts would soon see Enugu Rangers as their favourite in the continent.

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