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FC Ifeanyi Ubah beat Rangers to win Charity Cup

NPFL By: Ayodeji Tunde | 11/01/2017


Reigning Nigeria League champions, Enugu Rangers have lost the season-opening Charity Cup to FC Ifeanyi Ubah.

The Flying Antelopes were beaten via penalties by the Anambra Warriors who are the holders of the Federation Cup. 

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FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Rangers fired blanks during the regular duration period but the reigning Nigeria League champions caved in the enusuing kicks which ended 4-3 in favour of the Anambra Warriors.

Rangers, who swept to their first title in 32 years by claiming the NPFL title on the last day of last season, will fly Nigeria’s flag in the dollar –spangled CAF Champions League while FC IfeanyiUbah, conquerors of Nasarawa United in the final of the men’s Federation Cup, will campaign in the CAF Confederation Cup.