By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Enugu Rangers pipped Gombe United 1-0 to move to the third position on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table on Saturday.
After a goalless first half, the host (Enugu Rangers) finally find the breakthrough in the 49th minute as Chidiebere Nwobodo scored the winning goal.
The win was Rangers’ first in four league games after losing 1-0 to league leaders, Rivers United, and playing out draws against Kano Pillars (0-0) and Shooting Stars (1-1).
Enugu Rangers moved to the third position on the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table with 28 points from 17 games, seven points behind first placed, Rivers United, six points behind second-placed, Plateau United, and two points above fourth-placed Remo Stars.
Remo Stars will return to the third position with a win against Sunshine Stars on Sunday.
Gombe United occupies the ninth position with 23 points.
Elsewhere on Saturday, Heartland FC edged Niger Tornadoes 1-0 with Jonas Emmanuel scoring the winning goal.
2021/2022 NPFL Matchday 17 Results and Sunday Fixtures
Enugu Rangers 1-0 Gombe United
Heartland FC 1-0 Niger Tornadoes
Abia Warriors vs Akwa United
Dakkada FC vs Enyimba International FC
Kano Pillars vs Nasarawa United
MFM FC vs Kwara United
Plateau United vs Katsina United
Remo Stars vs Sunshine Stars
Rivers United vs Shooting Stars
Wikki Tourist vs Lobi Stars
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