Okoye Concedes In 5th Consecutive Game, Akpeyi Keeps Clean Sheet, Aribo, Balogun Win Scottish Title With Rangers


Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi kept a clean sheet as his South African club Kaizer Chiefs recorded their first Victory in the CAF Champions League, a 2-0 win over Petro de Luanda on Saturday at the Moses Madiba Stadium.

Eric Matoho and Happy Mashiane got the goals for Gavin Hunt tutored Amakhosi, but they have Akpeyi to thank for keeping the visitors away from scoring.

They are now third in group C after a defeat to Wydad Casablanca and the draw at Horoya Athletic of Guinea.

Reverse was the case for Akpeyi’s compatriot Maduka Okoye at Dutch side Sparta Rotterdam, the 21 year old conceded a 96th minute penalty as Sparta drew 1-1 with FC Emmen in the Eredivise.

L. Duarte had put Sparta ahead in the 43rd minute and were heading for a victory, only for De Leeuw to convert a last gasp spot kick to ensure that spoils were shared at the Jens Vesting.

The young Super Eagles goalkeeper has now conceded ten goals in his last five games, he was previously beaten twice in goal against Willem 2 in a dutch league game on February 28.

Joseph Ayodele Aribo and Leon Balogun were crowned Scottish Premiership champions as Rangers won their 55th Top-flight title.

The steven Gerrard tutored side defeated St Mirren 3-0 on Saturday an needed Celtic to fail in recording a Victory.

Celtic’s draw with Dundee United ended their bid for ten titles on a bounce, allowing Rangers to steal the show.


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