Nigeria: Enugu Rangers extends unbeaten run with victory over Rivers United


Enugu Rangers extends unbeaten run

Enugu Rangers International FC extended their unbeaten home run in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Monday after a 1- 0 win over Rivers United.

Chidera Eze scored a 85th minute goal from Michael Uchebo’s assist to home side a victory in a much interesting game.

And Coach Olugbenga Ogunbote after the match said his side had no option than to professionally finish the league.

”We lost to them in their home so we are condemned to beat them and Rangers is a professional club.

Ogunbote was excited over the victory, adding that the players were made to have two things in mind.

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”The players knew that we do not need to lose or even draw but to win and it’s better we leave it late when they cannot fight back,

He further said that their attention was still focused on the Super Six in order to be able to pick a ticket to the continental.

”It is the criticism from the supporters and the media that made us seat up, especially when it seemed that we were backsliding.

”This is a victory for all of us, especially the supporters, who always stood solidly behind us and I wish they will be there for us at the Super Six,

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Rangers captain, Godwin Aguda, filled with joy said he had a sleepless night when they lost 3-0 to Rivers United in the first leg.

”I am happy that we took our own a pound of flesh from them and now, all attention shifts to super six.

”We must finish a good job we started in the super six because Rangers deserve continental competitions next year.

”Our joy will only be complete when we finish well at the super six and probably lift the trophy, Aguda said.


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