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NPFL Week 9 Review: Rangers Beat Enyimba To Stay Top, Abia Warriors Win

Enugu Rangers still lead the way in the Nigeria Professional Football League, after games in Match Day 9 were played over the weekend.

The Flying Antelopes came from behind to beat rivals Enyimba 2-1 on Sunday.

Joseph Osadiaye gave Enyimba the lead in the 14th minute, before Godwin Aguda levelled seven minutes later. Chisom Egbuchulam then grabbed what was the winner in the 39th minute.

Rangers now have 17 points from nine games.

In Umuahia, Chisom Chikatara’s strike seven minutes from time, broke the resistance of visiting Niger Tornadoes and ended a four-match winless streak for Abia Warriors, as they won 1-0.

Kano Pillars claimed a 2-0 victory over IfeanyiUbah FC, while El Kanemi Warriors crushed Nasarawa United 3-0 in Katsina.

Heartland saw off Giwa FC 2-0, the game between Akwa United and Wikki Tourists ended goalless and MFM FC secured a 1-1 draw away to Plateau United.

NPFL‬ Match Day 9 Results

Sunshine Stars 2-1 Shooting Stars
Ikorodu Utd 2-3 Rivers Utd
El-Kanemi 3-0 Nasarawa Utd
Kano Pillars 2-0 FC Ifeanyiubah
Plateau Utd 1-1 MFM
Rangers 2-1 Enyimba
Wolves 0-0 Lobi
Wikki 0-0 Akwa Utd
Abia Warriors 1-0 Tornadoes
Heartland 2-0 Giwa FC

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