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NPFL: Ifeanyi Uba FC overtake Rangers


/ by Biyi Akangbe

FC IfeanyiUbah are the new leaders of the Nigeria league after they beat visiting Plateau United 2-0 to topple Enugu Rangers at the top of the standings.

IfeanyiUbah now have 19 points from 10 matches.

Erstwhile leaders Rangers could only manage a 1-1 draw at MFM FC and have now recorded 18 points.

Cameroonian midfielder Tamen Medrano gave IfeanyiUbah a comfortable home winwhen moments after coming off the bench, he struck from 20 yards to double the home team’s advantage.

Ivorian Pascal Seka gave IfeanyiUbah a first-half lead from the penalty spot in the 18th minute, when goal-bound Bright Onyedikachi was brought down inside the box.

In Lagos, former Nigeria U20 star Obinna Nwobodo put Rangers ahead in the 36th minute courtesy of a brilliant solo effort.
However, MFM drew level after 68 minutes through a superb volley by Stephen Odey.



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