NPFL Match 20:  Rangers Beat  Akwa United 1-0 

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By;   KELVIN OKPARA,  Enugu 

Rangers  International  FC of Enugu,  yesterday, defeated visiting Akwa United  of Uyo,  1-0  in the Match Day 20 of the abridged Nigeria Professional football league   NPFL.

The Flying Antelopes opened scoring via Jersey  No. 3, Kenneth Igbokwe  few minutes into the second half as the game ended goaless in the first half with Rangers missing many scoring chances.

With the three points, the Enugu club side now have 31 points in the NPFL log, and  are 7th position  on the table.

Attempts by Akwa United to counsel  the goal proved  abortive as they lost a penalty.

Speaking with sports writers at the end of the 90 minutes  encounter,  Rangers Head coach, Ali Suleman said both teams were prepared for the game, saying that Akwa United is a strong team.

“Everybody was prepared for this 2nd stanza of the league. It was not an easy game, but I am happy that we won,” 

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