January 27, 2023



NPFL pre-season: Rangers succumb to Akwa United in Eket

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Two second-half objectives off the ft of Solomon Chigoziem and Denis Nya on 58 and 84 minutes of play for host’ Akwa United ensured that Rangers Worldwide F.C examined its first defeat in its build-up to the fast-approaching season in a pre-season pleasant encounter in Eket.

The encounter came about on the 18,000 seater newly commissioned Eket Township Stadium with a number of soccer followers and political gladiators thronging the edifice to see the match.

Coach Abdul Maikaba stored religion with the match-day squad that was pressured to a 1-1 draw by Rivers United a fortnight in the past in Port-Harcourt in one other pleasant fixture with youthful shot-stopper, Chizoba Oko handed one other begin.

Tried as a lot as they did, the trio of Reuben Bala, Michael Ibe, and Elijah Ani couldn’t bother the backline of the host regardless of holding out in the midst of the pack the place defensive midfielder, Emmanuel Charles confirmed class.

Rangers will subsequent play Dakkada F.C in one other pleasant encounter in Uyo, earlier than returning to base.

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