Rangers do double over Nembe

Ugonna Uzochukwu scored

Ugonna Uzochukwu scored

Host Enugu Rangers recorded a 2-0 victory over Nembe City in a Week 22 game of the Glo Premier League played on Sunday evening at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.

In the first half, Rangers were awarded penalty after a Nembe player handled the ball inside the box but Oghogho Oduokpe failed to slot in the spot kick as he was denied by the Nembe shot-stopper, to the disappointment of the home spectators.On the resumption of the second half, enterprising midfielder Ugonna Uzochukwu however put ‘The Flying Antelopes’ in front with a rocket shot from 30 metres away in the 68th minute.Meshack Chukwubuikem on his home debut, scored the second for his side in the 87th minute to seal the win and maximum points for the Flying Antelopes.

Rangers also won the reverse fixture 2-1 in Yenegoa in a week 2 game and have now completed a double over their visitors.

The flying Antelopes are now 7th on the log with 33 points from 22 games while Nembe are 14th with 29 points from 22 games.