NPFL: Rangers pip Sunshine stars 2-1

NPFL: Rangers pip Sunshine stars 2-1

By Femi Atolagbe
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Sunshine Stars slipped to a 1- 2 loss to Rangers International Football Club of Enugu in a Week 15 Nigeria Professional Football League played at the Ondo State Sports Complex , Akure the state Capital.

Seka Pascal had earlier given Enugu Rangers the lead in the 23rd minute of the encounter, before Anthony Omaka reduced the deficit in the 30th minute .

Rangers, Pascal made it 2-1for the visitors in the 43rd minute through an alleged offside position, the first half of the encounter ended 2-1.

Sunshine Stars’ goal was disallowed by the center referee in the 84th minutes from a spot kick rebound for offside .

Another penalty appeal for Sunshine Stars in the 88th minute was waived for simulation and Sunshine Stars Amah booked instead.

The game ended in 1- 2 in the advantage of the visitors .

With the loss, the Owena Whales are now on 7th position on the log, before their next game away to Rivers United in the week 16 of the NPFL .

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