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Breaking: Enugu Rangers crowned 2024 NPFL champions

Breaking: Enugu Rangers crowned 2024 NPFL champions

Enugu Rangers secured their eighth Nigerian Premier Football League championship dramatically on Sunday! They defeated Bendel Insurance 2-0 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in a thrilling matchday 37 encounter.

The “Flying Antelopes” took flight in front of a roaring home crowd. Kenechukwu Agu opened the scoring in the 33rd minute, and Chidiebere added another in the 65th minute to seal the victory.

A packed Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu

This win puts Enugu Rangers at the top of the table with 67 points, an unassailable lead over their challengers.

Meanwhile, Remo Stars’ title dreams were dashed after a disappointing 2-1 loss to Sunshine Stars. They’ll now focus on securing third place and a Champions League spot ahead of Shooting Stars.

This victory marks a significant achievement for head coach Fidelis Ilechukwu, his first major title after managing several NPFL teams. Enugu celebrates wildly, their streets filled with jubilant fans after this historic win!

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