Nigeria Premier League: Enyimba close in on Rangers

Nigeria Premier League

The race for who wears the crown in the Nigeria Premier League 2011/12 season is getting tenser by the day as Enyimba International on Wednesday evening caught up with runaway leaders, Enugu Rangers, on the league table.

The Peoples’ Elephant with their lone goal victory over Dolphins of Port Harcourt are now on 26 points same as Enugu Rangers who still have a slight advantage owing to their superior goal difference.


Rangers’ 9 man match unbeaten run came to an end last Sunday and the Okey Emordi tutored-side was on Wednesday defeated again by Gombe United by 2-1.Other centers


In other centers, ABS FC effortlessly got the 3points at stake and were also awarded three goals as they walked over Sunshine Stars of Akure.


Sunshine had pleaded with the NPL to postpone the fixture as they have their eyes on the CAF Champions League tie away to Recrativo de Libolo of Angola but their request was not granted.


Already officials of Sunshine Stars are alleging a gang up against the Ondo State owned team.


On his part, the Team Manager of ABS FC, Alloy Chukwuemeka, told Premium Times that the NPL has already confirmed the maximum points for the Saraki Boys adding that the Club’s 7-match unbeaten target remains on course.


In Calabar, Heartland secured another victory in their adopted home ground as they edged Niger tornadoes 2-1 while Kaduna united recorded a 1-0 against Rising Stars in the last fixture of the day.Thursday Fixtures: Jigawa GS v Lobi Stars. Ocean Boys v Sharks Fc. Kano Pillars v 3sc.

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