- October 25, 2018
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: Planet Sports
Enugu Rangers yesterday staged a thrilling comeback from three goals down to beat Kano Pillars on penalties and win their first Nigerian Cup since 1983.
Rangers will represent Nigeria in next year’s CAF Confederation Cup after claiming their sixth Nigerian Cup title in total, pocketing a cash prize of 25 million Naira.
In the UEFA Champions League – Mohamed Salah scored twice to reach a half-century of Liverpool goals in a comfortable victory over Red Star Belgrade, as the Reds went top of Champions League Group C.
It was a dominant display from the hosts, Roberto Firmino firing in on 20 minutes before Salah got his first just before the break then added a second by converting a penalty won by Sadio Mane.
Mane then slotted a fourth goal with 10 minutes to go.