Rangers tighten grip on NPFL group with defeat of Bendel Insurance


Rangers players celebrate

By Nicholas Obisike

Rangers International FC of Enugu on Wednesday defeated visiting Bendel Insurance FC of Benin 1-0 to consolidate leadership position in the group A of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports Rangers’ victory has confirmed the team’s position as one of the top four teams with only two matches to go.

Felix Ogbuke netted the only goal of the match in the 85th minute to ensure the club qualify for the Super Four competition.

Speaking after the match, Rangers gaffer Olugbenga Ogunbote said that the match was difficult for them as their opponent was desperate to escape relegation.

He noted that Bendel Insurance came for victory with the way it made the game tight for them.

“Though, we missed lots of chances, Insurance really worked for the three points but thank God we have the day.

“Ogbuke is a super star and has shown that today by bailing the club from a difficult situation,” he…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria