Wolves insist title race still open after Rangers draw
Warri Wolves coach Paul Aigbogun has insisted the
Nigeria league title race is still open after they were held to
a draw by hosts Rangers and leaders Enyimba won at
Enyimba opened a five- point gap at the top of the table
when they beat Shooting Stars 2-1 and Wolves were held
to a 1-1 draw at Rangers in Week 33 games of the Nigeria
Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.
“The title race is still wide open,” said coach Aigbogun.
Next weekend, Wolves will be home, while Enyimba will be
on the road.
In Enugu, Warri Wolves took the lead after 13 minutes
through Gbolahan Salami who slotted home a pass by
Kufre Ebong after he was released by Ikechukwu
Osas Okoro drew Ranger level in the 51st minute when he
stabbed home from deep inside the box.
This was just a minute after striker Emmanuel Eze had
been denied by a point-blank save by goalkeeper
It was Wolves eighth draw on the road.