By Adeboye Amosu:
Rangers six matches unbeaten streak in the Nigeria Professional Football League was halted by Lobi Stars who beat them 3-1 at the Aper Aku Stadium on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Lobi Stars dominated the game right from the start and were rewarded for their early pressure when Kingsley Eduwo scored the opener on seven minutes.
The former Sunshine Stars forward doubled the lead on the stroke of half time.
Egbuchulam got one back for the visitors seven minutes from time.
Eduwo restored his side's advantage by grabbing his third of the encounter three minutes from time.
The Pride of Benue have now gone 50 home matches without a defeat in the Nigeria Professional Football League, the current longest streak in the top flight.
In Nnewi, IfeanyiUbah's Brazilian import, William Da Silva, converted from the spot in the seventh minute to help his side beat Oriental rivals Heartland 1-0.
At the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja, Niger Tornadoes scored twice in the first 17 minutes through Wilfred Ammeh and Lukman Ammeh as the hosts beat Shooting Stars 2-1.
Babatunde Bright grabbed the Ibadan-based side's only goal.
Abia Warriors and Wikki Warriors ended their game in a barren draw.
The home side who are yet to taste defeat in the league this season have now failed to beat Wikki in their last three meetings.
Akwa United also failed to make home advantage count as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Warri Wolves.
Rivers United failed to register a win at the Yakubu Gowon for the first time this season following a 0-0 draw against Sunshine Stars.
The Pride of Rivers are still without a win this season.
Giwa FC and El-kanemi Warriors played a 1-1 draw in Jos.
MATCHDAY EIGHT FiXTURES
Lobi Stars 3 V 1 Rangers
Niger Tornadoes 2 V 1 Shooting Stars
FC IfeanyiUbah 1 V 0 Heartland
Giwa FC 1 V 1 El-kanemi W.
Akwa United 0 V 0 Warri Wolves
Abia Warriors 0 V 0 Wikki Tourists
Rivers United 0 V 0 Sunshine Stars