Premier League Match between Rangers and Enyimba ends in chaos at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu


The Nigerian premier football league match between the Rangers International Football Club of Enugu and Enyimba football club of Aba played on Sunday 9th June, 2024 ended in chaos.

The problem started towards the end of the game at about 11th minute of extra time when a penalty was awarded in Favour of Rangers.

The players of Enyimba immediately protested along with their officials of the Club who subsequently staged a walk out from the pitch saying they would not continue with the match.

The fans of the visiting team immediately crowded the pitch even as the match officials were deliberating on the next line of action.

This led to total break down of law and order which eventually resulted in a free for all fight by fans.

Unruly fans from both clubs later started throwing objects into the stadium worsening the already bad situation as supporters of both clubs engaged each other in fisticuffs.


Security officials on ground were however able to bring the situation under but the match did not continue.

However the match was still goalless before the stalemate.

There was no report of any casualty as at the time of filing this report.


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