Abuja - Enugu Rangers qualified for the Federation Cup
quarter finals after they defeated Kwara United 3-2 in a round of 16 clash.
Rasaq Adegbite opened the goal account for the Flying
Antelopes in the match played at the Area 3 Pitch in Abuja before Bobby Clement
and Emeka Eze scored one for themselves while Evans Iyoro and Adeshina Gata got
the two goals for the Harmony Warriors.
Razaq Adegbite bundled the ball in from close range to put
Rangers ahead on eleven minutes before Kwara United levelled things up fifteen minutes
later when Evans Iyoro drilled home from 12 yards after he was set-up by
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Rangers made sure that they started the second half on a positive
note as Bobby Clement pounced in the area to fire past goalkeeper Suraj Ayeleso.
Kwara United pressed forward despite the setback, and they equalized
for the second time on 71 minutes when Adeshina Gata benefited from an excellent
pass from his brother Ismaila Gata.
Both teams showed little fear in getting forward during the
remaining 19 minutes, though it was the Flying Antelopes side who landed the decisive
blow with four minutes left through Emeka Eze's composed finish from a corner
Rangers will continue their adventure in the competition
with a quarter-final clash with Elkanemi Warriors on 12th August 2015.
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