NPFL: Rangers Thrash Pillars, Akwa United Hold Bendel Insurance

NPFL: Rangers Thrash Pillars, Akwa United Hold Bendel Insurance

Rangers secured top spot in the Nigeria Premier Football League after rallying to beat Kano Pillars 4-1 at the Awka City Stadium.

Muhammad Yakubu gave Kano Pillars the lead in the 11th minute.

Rangers levelled from the spot through Godwin Obaje on 24 minutes.

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Isaac Saviour gave Rangers the lead for the first time six minutes before hour mark with Innocent Saviour slotting the ball home.

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Nwaodu Chukwudi scored twice to wrap up scoring for the Flying Antelopes.

At the Pantami Township Stadium, Sadiq Shuabu scored from the spot on the dot of 90 minutes as Gombe United defeated Plateau United 1-0.

Former champions Akwa United held Bendel Insurance to a 0-0 draw at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City.

Akwa United are still without a win this season.

The six remaining matchday five games will be played on Sunday.

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