Connect with us


Rangers off bottom with win over Wikki



Rangers move out of relegation zone as Rivers Utd nail Remo Stars

Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Enugu Rangers, have climbed to 19th place on the table following an impressive 3-2 home win against Wikki Tourist in a rescheduled league match on Wednesday.

The win, a second in a row for the Enugu side that have been faced with many challenges since the start of the season, takes them to 19 points with three games in hand.

It was Bobby Clement who put the home side ahead in the 12th minute when he rose highest to head in Bright Silas’ cross.

Read Also: Rangers bounce back with win over Kano Pillars

Ifeanyi George doubled the lead from the spot in the 40th minute after a hand ball by Abdullahi Musa inside his box.

Wikki made it 2-1 11 minutes later when Samuel Chukwudi converted from the spot after Pape committed a foul in his own box.

Rangers restored their two-goal advantage as Ousmane Pape nodded in Ugwu Uwadiegwu’s corner to make it 3-1, before Wikki’s Shammah Tanze got on to Victor Alegbe’s pass to bring the score at 3-2 in the 79th minute.



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