By Nicholas Obisike

Enugu, Jan. 24, 2021 Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Sunday played out a goalless draw with checking out Lobi Stars in a Match Day 6 component of the continuous Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

The two teams lost several goalscoring opportunities in the match dipped into the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu, however the Makurdi-based Lobi Stars have more factors to rue their failure.

Rangers have goalkeeper Nana Reward to thank for making a number of individually saves to stop Lobi strikers.

On The Other Hand, Lobi Stars lost Ossy Martins to a red card in the 84th minute for a foul versus Osas Okoro.

Speaking after the match, Lobi Stars’ coach Kabiru Dogo explained the match an one of the best his team have played this season.

He stated his group were prepared to take the 3 points however sadly needed to use a draw, which he stated was not a bad outcome.

” Rangers are an excellent side and with this result our gamers’ self-confidence will be high ahead of our next match, which is at house versus Abia Warriors,” Dogo stated.

Salisu Yusuf, the Rangers coach, on his part stated the outcome was not all that bad, stating “a draw is better than a loss”.

He however stated the ongoing season was seeming the best up until now since teams have actually been getting favorable outcomes at away matches.

” We defeated Jigawa Golden Stars away and drew 1-1 against MFM FC. So, we can still get more great results at away places to offset this one.”

Yusuf kept in mind that the match’s officiating was perfect, saying the referee did his finest as a person and he (Yusuf) had nothing to complain about the officiating.

He nevertheless mentioned that their challengers made the video game difficult by not permitting the video game to flow.

” Possibly that is their method, and it exercised for them perfectly.”