Enugu Rangers Thursday shot to second place on the Nigeria league table after they recorded a 1-0 home win over MFM FC in a rescheduled tie.
They now have 54 points from 32 matches, same as leaders Wikki Tourists, who enjoy a better goals difference.
They could climb to the summit of the standings should they beat third-placed Rivers United at home on Sunday as Wikki are scheduled to host Giwa FC.
Rangers match winner on Thursday was Tope Olusesi, who headed home a cross by Chisom Egbuchulam in the 75th minute.
MFM are 18th on the table on 38 points. Rangers last won the league 32 years ago.

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