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Enugu’s Flying Antelopes Soar To 8th NPFL Championship

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The long-awaited finale of the 2023-24 Nigerian Premier Football League season came to an end with Rangers International FC of Enugu emerging as the new champions, etching their name in the annals of Nigerian football history for the eighth time.

Sunday’s showdown against Bendel Insurance proved to be the ultimate test of skill and resilience, with Fidelis Ilechukwu’s men emerging victorious with a 2-0 scoreline.

The Enugu-based outfit’s triumph was orchestrated by the lethal combination of Kenechukwu Agu and Chidiebere Nwobodo, whose clinical finishes sealed the fate of their opponents.

Agu’s strike in the first half set the tone for Rangers’ dominance, while Nwobodo’s second-half goal secured the coveted championship trophy.

With an impressive tally of 67 points from 37 matches, Rangers soared to the summit of the league table, leaving their rivals in their wake.

Their burning determination and cohesive teamwork were the driving forces behind their success, as they pulled through a grueling season with outstanding consistency.

Read also: Rangers FC Edging Closer to 2023/24 NPFL Championship Glory

Elsewhere in the league, the South West derby between Sunshine Stars and Remo Stars lived up to its billing, with Sunshine Stars emerging victorious in a narrow 2-1 encounter in Akure.

The encounter showcased the intensity and passion that have become synonymous with this fiercely contested rivalry.

To a great surprise , Enyimba’s dominance was challenged as they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against Sporting Lagos in a thrilling match at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Onikan.

The result was a reminder of the unpredictable nature of the beautiful game and know that, till the final whistle is blown, focus must be kept

As the curtain falls on another enthralling NPFL season, Rangers International FC bask in the glory of their hard-earned triumph, while their rivals begin preparations for the upcoming campaign, determined to dethrone the new champions and etch their own legacy in Nigerian football folklore.

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