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Rivers United Shocks Rangers

Action from Rivers United versus Rangers in Port Harcourt on Sunday
Posted: May 2, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Chibuike Chukwu

LAGOS – Leaders, Rangers International of Enugu, fall 1-3 to Rivers United in Port Harcourt in one of the week 14 Nigeria Professional Football League matches played across the country.

It was a dent on the league leaders, who promised so much going into the encounter.

United scored the first goal in the 17th minute through Bernard Ovoke, who converted a spot kick after Ihunda was felled in the vital area. It doubled the lead through Christian Weli shot in the 25th minute before Ovoke completed his brace in the 44th minute. Meanwhile, Rangers got its solitary goal through United’s own goal after Gabriel Olalekan put away ball in his own net.

In other results on Sunday, IfeanyiUba draw 0-0 at home against Abia Warriors while Sunshine Stars lost at home against Kano Pillars. Tornadoes made its home advantage count, beating visiting El-Kanemi Warriors 1-0.

This is even as Nasarawa United defeated Warri Wolves 2-0 in Lafia. Shooting Stars drew 2-2 with visiting Plateau United while champions, Enyimba, drew 2-2 with visiting Lobi Stars in Umuahia