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NPFL: Enugu Rangers falter, Enyimba narrow gap at the top

Vaseline 2 months ago

Rivers United moved out of the relegation zone after a 2-0 home win over NPFL leaders Enugu Rangers, while Enyimba remained on course to challenge for the title after a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Sunshine Stars in Akure.

Rivers United now have 37 points from 25 matches, while Sunshine Stars were sucked into the drop zone after being held to a 1-1 draw away to Enyimba.

The away game against second-placed Enyimba now leaves them two points behind Rangers.

Plateau United climbed to fourth position after a 1-0 home win over Remo Stars.

The Jos club now has 50 points from 31 games.

Kano Pillars were a comfortable 4-0 winner against bottom club Gombe United, Kwara United improved their survival hopes with a 1-0 home win against Akwa United, while Katsina United defeated Sporting Lisbon 2-0.

Veteran Rabiu Ali rolled back the years with a brace for Pillars against Gombe.

RESULTS

N.P.F.L

K’Pillars 4-0 Gombe

Katsina 2-0 Sporty

Kwara 1-0 Akwa Utd

Lobi 0-0 Insurance

Tornadoes 2-0 Doma

Plateau 1-0 Remo

Rivers 2-0 Rangers

Sunshine 1-1 Enyimba

Premier League

Everton 2-0 Forest

Aston Villa 3-1 Bo’mouth

Cry’Palace 5-2 West Ham

Fulham 1-3 Liverpool

FA Cup

Coventry 3-3 Man Utd

(Man Utd 4-2 pin)