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NPFL: Rangers Floor Heartland In Oriental Derby, Shooting Stars Thrash Tornadoes

NPFL: Rangers Floor Heartland In Oriental Derby, Shooting Stars Thrash Tornadoes

Rangers reclaimed top spot in the Nigeria Premier Football League after defeating Heartland 2-0 in the oriental derby at the Awka City Stadium on Sunday.

The Flying Antelopes took the lead through Kazeem Ogunleye in the third minute.

Ogunleye has now scored three goals for the Enugu club this season.

Kenneth Igboke doubled the advantage on 53 minutes.

Rangers top the standings with 13 points from seven games.

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In Ibadan, Shooting Stars thrashed Niger Niger Tornadoes 4-1.

Ayobami Adekunle gave the home team the lead on 17 minutes, while Chidiebere Ernest equalised for Heartland 10 minutes before the break.

Samuel Bamidele, Gbologade Adelowo and Kareem Ayinde scored the other goals for Shooting Stars.

Holders Enyimba beat Kwara United 1-0 with Chijioke Mbaoma netting the winning goal from the spot late in the first half.

Abia warriors 2-1 Katsina Utd
Akwa Utd 0-0 Plateau Utd
Bendel 1-0 Remo stars
Rangers 2-0 Heartland
Enyimba 1-0 Kwara Utd
Rivers utd 1-1 Sunshine stars
Shooting Star 4-1 Niger Tornadoes
Gombe Utd 0-3 Doma Utd

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  • Coache 7 months ago

    Doma United winning away 3 zero is commendable oooo. The referee tried oooo.

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