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Dolphins, Rangers avoid defeat



Nigeria Premier League (NPL) sides, Dolphins and Enugu Rangers battled to earn a point each in their road trips on Matchday 21 games on Sunday.

Nigerian champions, Dolphins, held off Ocean Boys to a stalemate at the Samson Siasia Stadium in Yenagoa.

Dolphins are now tied on 33 points with leaders, Kano Pillars and they remain third in the standings.

In Uyo, Enugu Rangers were forced to a 1-1 draw.

New Rangers' boy, Alhaji Gero, scored in the 34th minute to give his team a one-goal lead into the break.

But Namso Edo struck back with 16 minutes to time from the spot.

Enugu Rangers are also tied on 33 points with Kano Pillars and Dolphins. The Flying Antelopes are second behind Kano Pillars.

Wolves and Heartland battled off to a scoreless draw at the Warri City Stadium.

Jigawa Golden Stars climbed out of the bottom four with a lone goal win over Kwara United.

John Paul's early goal inside 10 minutes was enough to earn the Golden Stars all points to take their total haul to 24 points.

Lobi Stars fought into the top half of the table with a 2-0 win over ABS FC in Katsina-Ala.

Moses Bunde and Seriki Audu got the goals for Lobi Stars against the Saraki Boys.

Lobi Stars are now on 30 points after 20 games while while ABS are on 26 points.



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