NPFL: Enugu Rangers Falter, Enyimba Narrow Gap at the Top

Rivers United made their way out of the relegation zone after a 2-0 home win over NPFL leaders Enugu Rangers, while Enyimba stayed on course to challenge for the title after hard-fought 1-1 draw at Sunshine Stars in Akure.

Rivers United now have 37 points from 25 matches, while Sunshine Stars were sucked into the drop zone after they were held to a 1-1 draw by visiting Enyimba.

The away draw by second-placed Enyimba meant they are now two points behind Rangers.

Plateau United climbed to fourth position after a 1-0 home win over Remo Stars.

The Jos club now have 50 points from 31 matches.

Kano Pillars were comfortable 4-0 winners against bottom club Gombe United, Kwara United improved their survival hopes with a 1-0 home win against Akwa United, while Katsina United saw off Sporting Lisbon 2-0.

Veteran Rabiu Ali rolled back the years with a brace for Pillars against Gombe.



K’Pillars 4-0 Gombe 

Katsina 2-0 Sporting

Kwara 1-0 Akwa Utd

Lobi 0-0 Insurance

Tornadoes 2-0 Doma

Plateau 1-0 Remo 

Rivers 2-0 Rangers 

Sunshine 1-1 Enyimba 

Premier League

Everton 2-0 Forest

Aston Villa 3-1 Bo’mouth 

Cry’Palace 5-2 West Ham

Fulham 1-3 Liverpool 

FA Cup

Coventry 3-3 Man Utd

(Man Utd 4-2 pen)

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