NPFL group A leaders, Rangers International F.C of Enugu, Sunday evening inside Akure township stadium, continued their fine form in the league with a 2-1 victory against host’, Sunshine Stars in a match day 15 fixture to maintain its stay on the top position.
The coach Olugbenga Ogunbote tutored side literally shut the sun from shining in the ‘Sunshine State’ as his wards were on point in all departments of the game with Ivorian import, Seka Pascal stealing the show with two splendid goals on 28 and 40 minutes of play with Anthony Omaka getting one for the host on 30 minutes.
A defence-splitting pass released Godwin Aguda to the left who did a quick cut back that found Seka who calmly beat his marker before slotting past Ayo Ojo in goal for the ‘Owena Waves’ while some slack defending by the backline of Rangers presented Anthony Omaka with the opportunity to equalize two minutes later but Seka restored Rangers lead on 40 minutes when he calmly beat Ojo after connecting an Ugwu Uwadiegwu’ long pull out.
Ivorian import, Seka Pascal, the two-goal hero, said in a chat with www.brila.net in a passable English, “It was a good match and we played more together and I am happy to score two goals today.”
Rangers’ with this victory, consolidate its first position on the group A log with 27 points from twelve matches closely followed by Enyimba who climb to the second position with 24 points from 15 matches same as MFM on third position and will next engage Lobi Stars on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 in a re-scheduled encounter scheduled for Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu.