Nigeria Premier League NPFL: Lobi Stars Overthrow Rangers To Second Place

After winning 2-1 late on Thursday against Rangers International in a midweek Matchday 6 match, Lobi Stars climbed up to the second spot on the log.

At the Lafia City Stadium, which serves as the Lobi Stars’ adopted home field, the game was played.

Danbani Alao scored a lovely volley to put Lobi Stars ahead in the 23rd minute, giving the Pride of Benue—who has a spotless record at home this season—the lead.

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Heading into the halftime break, the host maintained his lead.

The Flying Anteoples tied the score at one minute after the hour had passed thanks to a close-range shot from Chidiebere Nwobodo.

But Lobi persisted in their pursuit of the game-winning goal, and with eight minutes remaining in the encounter, Stanley Ogabor scored with a superb finish inside the box to give Lobi Stars maximum points.

After the loss, Rangers fell to third place in the log with 10 points from six games, while Lobi Stars moved up to second place with 11 points from six games.


Henry Usiayo is a practicing journalists with several years of experience covering sport events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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