Sports

2023/2024 NPFL: Enugu Rangers crowned champions, pocket N150m

"Team captain Amobi Ezeakwu received the trophy and the winning prize of one hundred and fifty million naira from Nigeria Football Federation president Ibrahim Musa Gusau"

424

The curtain came down on the 2023/2024 season of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL), with Enugu Rangers going to the east with N150 million for emerging champions.

The Flying Antelopes emerged champions with a 2-1 victory over Gombe United at the Zaria Road Stadium in Jos to clinch their 8th league title, scoring an amazing 70 points from 38 matches played during the concluded league season.

Team captain Amobi Ezeakwu received the trophy and the winning prize of one hundred and fifty million naira from Nigeria Football Federation president Ibrahim Musa Gusau.

Dignitaries who witnessed the match included the top Nigeria Football Federation board led by the chairman and other members of the football governing board, league board chairman Gbenga Elegbeleye, as well as plateau state governor Caleb Mutfwang and his counterpart from Enugu Peter Mbah.

With the victory, Rangers International will represent Nigeria alongside Remo stars in the African Champions League competition.

Last season, champions Enyimba stopped Plateau United 2-0 at home to finish third with 63 points.

They will compete in the second-tier CAF Confederations Cup.

NPFL Match Day 38 Results

Gombe Utd 1-2 Rangers

Shooting Stars1-0 Sporting Lagos

Bendel Insurance 0-2 Bayelsa Utd

Akwa Utd 3-1 Rivers Utd

Doma Utd 1-1 Abia Warriors

Remo Stars 2-1 Katsina Utd

Tornadoes 2-1 Sunshine Stars

Kwara Utd 4-0 Heartland

Kano Pillars 3-2 Lobi

Enyimba 2-0 Plateau Utd

Leave a comment

Related Articles

Paris 2024: D’Tigress fall to Serbia in pre-Olympics friendly

The Nigeria Senior Women’s Basketball team, D’Tigress, slumped to a second consecutive...

Davis Cup: Nigeria defeat Cote d’Ivoire, brighten promotion chances

Team Nigeria bounced back from a disappointing 0-3 loss to Namibia on...

Spain’s Álvaro Morata leaves Atlético Madrid for AC Milan

Alvaro Morata, the 31-year-old, signed for AC Milan from Atletico Madrid on...

Fans stunned by Mbappe’s “perfect” Spanish at his unveiling as Real Madrid player

Kylian Mbappe’s “perfect” Spanish during his Real Madrid debut has stunned fans....

Abuja 2024: Sports Minister Enoh declares Davis Cup qualifiers open

The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Enoh, has called on the...

Just in: Gareth Southgate resigns after England’s Euro 2024 loss

Two days after his club suffered a defeat by Spain in the...

Paris 2024: Super Falcons tackle Olympic champions Canada in a friendly July 17

The Super Falcons are scheduled to face Olympic champion, Canada, in an...

NFF Pres. Gusau pledges continued support for women’s football at all levels

Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has stated...

Argentina beat Colombia 1-0 to win Copa America

Argentina claimed its third straight major title with an extra-time victory over...

Spain pip England 2-1 to lift Euro 2024 trophy

Indomitable Spain won their fourth European Championship title after beating 2-1 England...

Breaking: Carlos Alcarez retains Wimbledon title after dominating Djokovic

Carlos Alcaraz overpowered seven-time champion Novak Djokovic in straight sets to retain...

Sports Minister tasks Nigerian referees on participation in FIFA/CAF-flagged competitions

The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Enoh, has challenged Nigerian referees...

Paris 2024: Super Falcons to have full camp by Friday afternoon

The arrival of forwards Uchenna Kanu and Chinwendu Ihezuo at the Super...

Paris 2024: Asisat Oshoala arrives Super Falcons camp in Spain

Six-time African Women Player of the Year, Asisat Oshoala, arrived at the...

Paris 2024: Pres. Tinubu has approved full budget for Olympics, says Sports Minister Enoh

The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Enoh, has disclosed that President...

We have to be aggressive, says Maresca as he unveils Chelsea’s plans

The new Chelsea manager, Enzo Maresca, has said he wants to create...

Paris 2024 Olympics: Super Falcons’ camp bubbles as 14 players begin training

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have begun preparations for their first appearance at the...

Former Super Eagles midfielder Seyi Olofinjana gets new role at Chelsea

Premier League giants Chelsea FC of London have appointed former Nigerian midfielder...

Morocco 2025: Nigeria draw Benin Republic, Rwanda again

The Super Eagles have been drawn in Group D of the 2025 Africa...