Enugu Rangers beat Defence Force S.C 3-1 away from home in their second leg qualification round game for the 2019 CAF Confederation Cup played played yesterday in Ethiopia.


Enugu Rangers head into the Ethiopian encounter on the back of a two nil home advantage, recorded over Defence Force at  the first leg played at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium last month courtesy of a Godwin Aguda brace.


The reigning 2018 Aiteo Cup Champions needed to avoid a defeat against their hosts to progress to the next round of the qualification series but were pegged back after just One minute into the match via a well converted Minyelu Wendimu penalty.


The Nigerian club side however found a way back into the game in the 34th minute through

Bright Silas.


Just before halftime the Coach Gbenga Ogunbote side doubled their lead through first leg hero, Aguda who calmly converted penalty in the 39th



Rangers capitalised on an adventurous Defence defence that had gone all out for a goal as the South East team got their third of the encounter through Kelvin Itoya in

the 81st minute.


The result means that Enugu Rangers progressed to the next round of the qualification series with a 5-1 aggregate scoreline.



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