BREAKING: Enugu Rangers Qualify For NPFL Playoff After Insurance Win
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By Amaechi Agbo
Former Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL Champions, Enugu Rangers International FC have qualified for the playoff of the 2018/19 season, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
The Enugu-based side Wednesday became the first team to qualify for the playoff after they defeated Bendel Insurance 1-0 in Enugu in matchday 20 encounter.
The lone goal of the match was scored by
Felix Ogbuke in the 84th to give Coach Gbenga Ogubote the needed three points to reach the playoff.
Rangers currently occupy top of the Group A standings with 37 points after 20 matches.
The second, third and fourth-placed teams, Lobi Stars, Enyimba and MFM are in 30, 29, 29 points respectively but have played one game less than the table toppers.
The loss has dented the Benin Arsenal’s relegation survival chances as they occupy number 6 with 25 points in the log after 20 matches.