NPFL Round Up: Enugu Rangers 1-0 Bendel Insurance
Felix Ogbuke seals playoff spot for Enugu Rangers
Enugu Rangers 1-0 Bendel Insurance
Substitute Felix Ogbuke scored a late goal for Rangers International against Bendel Insurance to grab all three points for the Flying Antelopes and send them into the end of season NPFL title playoff.
Ogbuke’s effort evaded everyone in the box before nestling in the back of the net to send the fans present at the Soccer Cathedral into wild jubilation.
The win means Rangers have secured a playoff spot with two matches to spare and are now in contention to win a record eighth NPFL title.
Niger Tornadoes 1-o MFM
Ismaila Sarki’s second-minute header was all that Niger Tornadoes needed to record 1-0 win against MFM FC in a Matchday 20 fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) played at the Bako Kontagora Stadium, Minna on Wednesday.
The 2nd minute goal was enough to give Tornadoes victory as they have now moved to 10th position in the NPFL Group A and are three points away from safety.
They now have 21 points from 20 NPFL games.
Abia Warriors 2-1 El-Kanemi Warriors
Samson Obi scored a late penalty few minute to the end of the match to help Abia Warriors to a 2-1 win over El-Kanemi Warriors.
The visitors went ahead two minutes into the game through Sulley Mohammed but Atilola Tunde Salami levelled the scoreline for theWarriors in the 39th minute before Obi scored the winning goal from the penalty spot.
With this victory, Abia Warriors have jumped to 5th spot with 27 points from 20 games while the Borno Army are still hanging on to the last playoff spot in Group B with 30 points.