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Ruthless Rangers Rise to NPFL Summit

Rangers International climbed to the top of the Nigerian Professional Football League after an impressive 4-0 victory over title rivals, Rivers United at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu on Sunday evening.

The Flying Antelopes, seeking a first league title in 32 years, got the breakthrough five minutes before the break when  Tope Olusesi finished from ten yards.

The home side doubled their advantage two minutes after the restart through Godwin Aguda; while further goals from Christian Madu and Obinna Nwobodo completed the rout.

The Enugu side are now one point above Rivers United, with Wikki Tourists third, two points further back.

The Lagos teams suffered contrasting fortunes as Ikorodu United defeated Heartland 1-0 to record their first away win of the season, while MFM fell 1-3 at Akwa United.

Warri Wolves boosted their survival hopes with a 1-0 victory over Nasarawa United, while Plateau united were 1-0 victors over Shooting Stars.


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