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Wikki Return To League Summit

Rangers versus Wikki Tourists at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu
Posted: Jul 23, 2016 at 9:00 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Wikki Tourists returned to the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League after 2-0 routing of Abia Warriors on Saturday.

Rangers relinquished the position after being held 1-1 by lobi Stars at home.

Both teams are on 47 points, but Wikki placed first courtesy of its superior goals difference.

Godwin Obaje is now the leading scorer in the league after scoring his14th goal for Wikki. Ibrahim Alhassan ‘Muazam’ has shot the league leaders ahead.

In Enugu, Ocheme Edoh scored his first goal for Rangers, but the home team’s joy was cut short when 10-man Lobi equalised late in second half.

Rivers United remain third with 44 points from 26 matches after they lost 1-0 at Sunshine.

Coach Gbenga Ogunbote recorded his fifth victory with Shooting Stars since his return with a 3-1 defeat of niger Tornadoes in Ibadan. Heartland and Ifeanyiuba ended their tie in Owerri scoreless.