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NPFL Resumes: Rangers Extend Lead with Obaje’s Brace

NPFL Resumes: Rangers Extend Lead with Obaje's Brace

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) resumed its action-packed season with Enugu Rangers maintaining their lead after a dominant 3-0 victory over Bayelsa United.

Godwin Obaje shined for Rangers, scoring two crucial goals in the 41st and 65th minutes, with Chiedozie Okorie sealing the win with a goal in the 68th minute. This victory helped Rangers maintain a four-point lead over Enyimba, who secured a hard-fought 1-0 win against Abia Warriors.

Elsewhere, Remo Stars faced a setback, slipping to third place after a narrow 3-2 defeat against Kwara United. Despite a late comeback effort from Remo Stars, Kwara United held on for the win.

In the relegation battle, Heartland boosted their chances of survival with a convincing 3-0 victory over Gombe United, while Doma United suffered a 3-1 loss to Kano Pillars.

With only five matchdays remaining, the race for the NPFL title and the battle against relegation are heating up, promising thrilling encounters until the season’s conclusion.

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