Connect with us


Clement speaks of Rangers’ victory and his winning goal against Lobi Stars



Clement speaks of Rangers' victory and his winning goal against Lobi Stars

The captain of Enugu Rangers, Bobby Clement, has praised the display of his side in their 2-1 victory over Lobi Stars in a rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League clash on Wednesday.

The reigning champions of the Nigerian League recorded their second win of the season as they beat a 10-man Lobi Stars as goals from Daniel Etor and Bobby Clement gave the home side the three points against the visitors, who netted from the spot through Kingsley Eduwo in the 57th minute.

The victory over the Pride of Benue lifted the Enugu side to the 16th spot of the NPFL table after seven games.

Speaking to Goal, Clement said, “Everybody knew it was a big game for us and the fans were really excited about it.

“We want to keep it up after qualifying for the next round of the CAF Champions League and we did well. We never gave up and we showed a real togetherness.”

Read Also: NPFL: Rangers, Wikki win, Rivers held as Ifeanyi Ubah lose

Rangers International were drawn to Egyptian giants Zamalek for the first round of the CAF Champions League after they advanced from the preliminary round via the away goals rule to eliminate Algeria’s JS Saoura.

“I think we’ve been working hard as a team since the start of the season. The coach has been emphasising ‘it’s about the team’,” he continued.

And speaking of his stoppage time header, Clement said: “Osas Okoro knows me very well.

“I feel I know my teammates and they know me much better, so we find each other without opening our eyes.”

Rangers will play Shooting Stars next in the League, while in the CAF Champions League, the five-time winners, Zamalek, will host them on the weekend of March 10-12 before coming to Nigeria for the second leg between 17 and 19 March.

RipplesNigeria ….without borders, without fears

Click here to download the Ripples Nigeria App for latest updates

Join the conversation


Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now