Ogunbote Rues Rangers Poor Finish in Draw Vs Lobi

Ogunbote Rues Rangers Poor Finish in Draw Vs Lobi

Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote has blamed his side’s poor finish in front of goal for their 1-1 draw against Lobi Stars in Wednesday’s Nigerian Professional Football League rescheduled game reports Completesports.com

Godwin Aguda had shot the host into the lead on 62 minutes from the spot after Kester Kelly had upended goal bound Ajani Ibrahim in the box. The goal was Aguda’s fifth of the season.

But a well struck free kick in added time from Solomon Kwambe earned Lobi Stars A share of the spoils from the game.

The draw ended Rangers winning streak at home this season.

“Once again, we are undone by our lack of converting chances created,” Ogunbote in a post match interview after the game.

“It was a clear two points dropped but we thank God for the result against an equally good side and hope to take the positives from the match going forward.

“The match would have been won and lost had we buried the numerous opportunities we created but the end result shows that it is not over until it is over.”


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“We continue to fight for to keep our place at the top of the log to qualify for the end of the season super-six to have the opportunity to get a crack at the continent again.”

With the result, Rangers maintain its stay at the top of group A log with 28 points from thirteen matches closely followed by Enyimba and MFM with 24 points from fifteen matches.

Rangers next play MFM on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 inside the main bowl of Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium in a match day 16 fixture.

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  • Pascal Ike 1 year ago

    Always the case with all these Nigeria league and their coaches.