Enugu rangers emerged victorious against the Naze Millionaires again after also wining the reverse fixture
Enugu Rangers recorded another victory over their regional rivals Heartland as they piped the Naze Millionaires 1-0 in a friendly played Wednesday at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu.
Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu’s men were beaten 4-2 in the earlier meeting with Rangers in Okigwe but while they were looking like they would pull off a draw in Wednesday’s duel, their hearts were broken when Madu struck late in the game.
A ninety second minute strike from Christian Madu was the difference between both sides.
Not the result we wanted but we take the lessons learnt in good fate
Rangers1-0#orientalderby pic.twitter.com/77FHCHVRaK— Heartland FC (@HeartlandFC_ng) October 9, 2019
This latest victory for the Flying Antelopes is their 14th under their caretaker manager Benedict Ugwu, who since filling the void created by the exit of Gbenga Ogunbote, has suffered just two defeats in 16 games.
The Rangers coach had stated he wanted his team to continue their impressive form ahead of their continental assignment in the Caf Confederation Cup.
The Flying Antelopes have been pitched against four-time Togolese League champions ASCK in the play-off round.
Rangers will travel to Togo for the first leg on the weekend of October 27 with the return leg scheduled a week later