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  •  The Super Eagles B team on Friday defied the heavy rainfall in Abuja to train ahead of their African Nations Championship CHAN qualifying clash against the Black Galaxies of Ghana The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Eagles face an uphill battle against Ghana in the second leg of the 2022 CHAN Qualifier at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja on Saturday Ghana s Black Galaxies are in the driving seat in the 2022 CHAN final qualifying fixture after winning 2 0 in the first leg The 2 0 win was at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday The Eagles now have all to do in the second leg on Saturday in Abuja and must score at least three goals without conceding if they hope to qualify The winner on aggregate will qualify for Algeria 2023 NAN also reports that all the 25 players took part in the training on Friday under the watchful eyes of Head coach Salisu Yusuf Sadiq Abubakar who picked up an injury in the first leg looked to have fully recovered ahead of the do or die affair against the Eagles fiercest West African rivals The other assistant coaches who were on ground to put the players through their paces were Kennedy Boboye Fatai Osho Abubakar Mohammed and Fidelis Ikechukwu Others were Eboboritse Uwejamomere Match Analyst Ike Shorounmu Goalkeepers Trainer and Suleiman Shuaibu Goalkeepers Trainer 2 The Eagles began the one hour thirty minutes training at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja at 6 p m and finished at 7 30 p m Among those who watched the training was Shehu Dikko NFF s Second Vice President and Chairman of the League Management Committee LMC alongside Super Eagles Head Coach Jose Peseiro Dikko charged the players after the training to go all out to ensure they win and qualify adding that the federation was solidly behind the them Let me on unbehalf of the NFF President Amaju Pinnick who is unavoidably absent thank you all for your efforts and commitment towards achieving the goal at hand I wish you well and apologise for any deficiency that has happened in the camp We want to assure you that we are solidly behind you praying for you and supporting you till the last day I want to remind you all as the Chairman of the LMC that you guys are representing over 800 players in the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL So you have to do whatever it takes to ensure you recover from the little setback because you are playing for the integrity of your other collegues in this league Mistakes are bound to happen in football but tomorrow is our game here Let s put whatever the issues are behind us and move forward he said Responding on behalf of his teammates Tope Olusesi the CHAN Eagles captain appreciated the NFF for their support adding that the team would put in their best to pick the ticket We want to sincerely thank NFF for your support Indeed it is a big motivation for us as players to see you here today at our final training session Come tomorrow we promise you that we will give our all and by the grace of God qualify for the 2022 CHAN finals in Algeria he said NewsSourceCredit NAN
    CHAN Qualifier: Super Eagles defy rain, train ahead of Ghana clash 
     The Super Eagles B team on Friday defied the heavy rainfall in Abuja to train ahead of their African Nations Championship CHAN qualifying clash against the Black Galaxies of Ghana The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Eagles face an uphill battle against Ghana in the second leg of the 2022 CHAN Qualifier at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja on Saturday Ghana s Black Galaxies are in the driving seat in the 2022 CHAN final qualifying fixture after winning 2 0 in the first leg The 2 0 win was at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday The Eagles now have all to do in the second leg on Saturday in Abuja and must score at least three goals without conceding if they hope to qualify The winner on aggregate will qualify for Algeria 2023 NAN also reports that all the 25 players took part in the training on Friday under the watchful eyes of Head coach Salisu Yusuf Sadiq Abubakar who picked up an injury in the first leg looked to have fully recovered ahead of the do or die affair against the Eagles fiercest West African rivals The other assistant coaches who were on ground to put the players through their paces were Kennedy Boboye Fatai Osho Abubakar Mohammed and Fidelis Ikechukwu Others were Eboboritse Uwejamomere Match Analyst Ike Shorounmu Goalkeepers Trainer and Suleiman Shuaibu Goalkeepers Trainer 2 The Eagles began the one hour thirty minutes training at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja at 6 p m and finished at 7 30 p m Among those who watched the training was Shehu Dikko NFF s Second Vice President and Chairman of the League Management Committee LMC alongside Super Eagles Head Coach Jose Peseiro Dikko charged the players after the training to go all out to ensure they win and qualify adding that the federation was solidly behind the them Let me on unbehalf of the NFF President Amaju Pinnick who is unavoidably absent thank you all for your efforts and commitment towards achieving the goal at hand I wish you well and apologise for any deficiency that has happened in the camp We want to assure you that we are solidly behind you praying for you and supporting you till the last day I want to remind you all as the Chairman of the LMC that you guys are representing over 800 players in the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL So you have to do whatever it takes to ensure you recover from the little setback because you are playing for the integrity of your other collegues in this league Mistakes are bound to happen in football but tomorrow is our game here Let s put whatever the issues are behind us and move forward he said Responding on behalf of his teammates Tope Olusesi the CHAN Eagles captain appreciated the NFF for their support adding that the team would put in their best to pick the ticket We want to sincerely thank NFF for your support Indeed it is a big motivation for us as players to see you here today at our final training session Come tomorrow we promise you that we will give our all and by the grace of God qualify for the 2022 CHAN finals in Algeria he said NewsSourceCredit NAN
    CHAN Qualifier: Super Eagles defy rain, train ahead of Ghana clash 
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    CHAN Qualifier: Super Eagles defy rain, train ahead of Ghana clash 

    The Super Eagles B team on Friday defied the heavy rainfall in Abuja to train ahead of their African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying clash against the Black Galaxies of Ghana.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Eagles face an uphill battle against Ghana in the second leg of the 2022 CHAN Qualifier at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Saturday.

    Ghana’s Black Galaxies are in the driving seat in the 2022 CHAN final qualifying fixture, after winning 2-0 in the first leg.

    The 2-0 win was at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday.

    The Eagles now have all to do in the second leg on Saturday in Abuja and must score at least three goals without conceding if they hope to qualify.

    The winner on aggregate will qualify for Algeria 2023. NAN also reports that all the 25 players took part in the training on Friday under the watchful eyes of Head coach Salisu Yusuf.

    Sadiq Abubakar, who picked up an injury in the first leg, looked to have fully recovered ahead of the do-or-die affair against the Eagles’ fiercest West African rivals.

    The other assistant coaches who were on ground to put the players through their paces were Kennedy Boboye, Fatai Osho, Abubakar Mohammed and Fidelis Ikechukwu.

    Others were Eboboritse Uwejamomere (Match Analyst), Ike Shorounmu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer) and Suleiman Shuaibu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer 2).

    The Eagles began the one hour thirty minutes training at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja at 6 p.

    m. and finished at 7. 30 p.

    m. Among those who watched the training was Shehu Dikko, NFF’s Second Vice-President and  Chairman of the League Management Committee (LMC), alongside Super Eagles Head Coach, Jose Peseiro.

    Dikko charged the players, after the training, to go all out to ensure they win and qualify, adding that the federation was solidly behind the them.

    “Let me on unbehalf of the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick who is unavoidably absent, thank you all for your efforts and commitment towards achieving the goal at hand.

    “I wish you well and apologise for any deficiency that has happened in the camp.

    We want to assure you that we are solidly behind you, praying for you and supporting you till the last day.

    “I want to remind you all as the Chairman of the LMC, that you guys are representing over 800 players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

    “So, you have to do whatever it takes to ensure you recover from the little setback because you are playing for the integrity of your other collegues in this league.

    “Mistakes are bound to happen in football, but tomorrow is our game here.

    Let’s put whatever the issues are behind us and move forward,” he said.

    Responding on behalf of his teammates, Tope Olusesi, the CHAN Eagles captain, appreciated the NFF for their support, adding that the team would put in their best to pick the ticket.

    “We want to sincerely thank NFF for your support.

    Indeed it is a big motivation for us as players to see you here today at our final training session.

    “Come tomorrow, we promise you that we will give our all and by the grace of God, qualify for the 2022 CHAN finals in Algeria,” he said.


    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •  Four players of Rangers International FC of Enugu have been called up to the preliminary 35 man list of the CHAN Eagles for qualifiers to the 2023 competition in Algeria The club Media Officer Nobert Okolie disclosed this in a statement in Enugu on Monday saying that the players got invitation to the national camp He said they made it to the 35 man list of invited players from the domestic league by coach Salisu Yusuf due to their performance at the concluded season According to the statement captain of the club Tope Olusesi makes a return to the Super Eagles B team after being in the team that played against Mexico in an international friendlyat USA recently Other players include Chidiebere Nwobodo Kenechukwu Agu and Ossy Martins who got their first invitation to the national team According to the statement Nwobodo said that the invitation was a big honour and he is ready to grab the opportunity with both hands I hope to be a good ambassador of Rangers FC in the national camp and do my best to make the cut for the team that will tackle Ghana in the two legged qualifiers he said The News Agency of Nigeiria reports that the camp will open on Wednesday in Abuja as the The Eagles team B will square up against Black Galaxies The first leg would take place in Accra Ghana on Aug 28 with the return encounter scheduled for the MKO Abiola National Stadium Abuja on Sept 3 Winner of the two legs on aggregate will earn a berth at the 7th African Nations Championship finals to be staged at Algeria in NewsSourceCredit NAN
    CHAN Eagles: Four Rangers FC players get invitation
     Four players of Rangers International FC of Enugu have been called up to the preliminary 35 man list of the CHAN Eagles for qualifiers to the 2023 competition in Algeria The club Media Officer Nobert Okolie disclosed this in a statement in Enugu on Monday saying that the players got invitation to the national camp He said they made it to the 35 man list of invited players from the domestic league by coach Salisu Yusuf due to their performance at the concluded season According to the statement captain of the club Tope Olusesi makes a return to the Super Eagles B team after being in the team that played against Mexico in an international friendlyat USA recently Other players include Chidiebere Nwobodo Kenechukwu Agu and Ossy Martins who got their first invitation to the national team According to the statement Nwobodo said that the invitation was a big honour and he is ready to grab the opportunity with both hands I hope to be a good ambassador of Rangers FC in the national camp and do my best to make the cut for the team that will tackle Ghana in the two legged qualifiers he said The News Agency of Nigeiria reports that the camp will open on Wednesday in Abuja as the The Eagles team B will square up against Black Galaxies The first leg would take place in Accra Ghana on Aug 28 with the return encounter scheduled for the MKO Abiola National Stadium Abuja on Sept 3 Winner of the two legs on aggregate will earn a berth at the 7th African Nations Championship finals to be staged at Algeria in NewsSourceCredit NAN
    CHAN Eagles: Four Rangers FC players get invitation
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    CHAN Eagles: Four Rangers FC players get invitation

    Four players of Rangers International FC of Enugu have been called up to the preliminary 35- man list of the CHAN Eagles for qualifiers to the 2023 competition in Algeria.

    The club Media Officer, Nobert Okolie, disclosed this in a statement in Enugu on Monday, saying that the players got invitation to the national camp.

    He said they made it to the 35-man list of invited players from the domestic league by coach Salisu Yusuf due to their performance at the concluded season.

    According to the statement, captain of the club, Tope Olusesi, makes a return to the Super Eagles B team after being in the team that played against Mexico in an international friendlyat USA recently.

    Other players include Chidiebere Nwobodo, Kenechukwu Agu and Ossy Martins who got their first invitation to the national team.

    According to the statement, Nwobodo said that the invitation was a big honour and he is ready to grab the opportunity with both hands.

    ” I hope to be a good ambassador of Rangers FC in the national camp and do my best to make the cut for the team that will tackle Ghana in the two-legged qualifiers,” he said.

    The News Agency of Nigeiria reports that the camp will open on Wednesday in Abuja as the The Eagles team B will square up against Black Galaxies.

    The first leg would take place in Accra, Ghana on Aug. 28 with the return encounter scheduled for the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Sept. 3. Winner of the two legs on aggregate will earn a berth at the 7th African Nations Championship finals to be staged at Algeria in
    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •   Israel Abia Rangers International FC striker on Saturday promised the club teeming fans several goals in the forthcoming season to help the club achieve a double Abia had scored five goals for the Enugu based Rangers last season before it came to an abrupt end due to the COVID 19 pandemic Speaking to newsmen in Enugu Abia said the club have all it takes to be crowned double champions at the end of the season With coach Salisu Yusuf at the helm of affairs and the management led by Davidson Owumi as well as quality players on ground the club will do well in the coming season he said The striker said he believes that he still has a tank full of goals to deliver when the season starts but with the support of his team mates I strongly believe in the calibre of players in our team and we can battle any team to a standstill anywhere in the country so as to be crowned the league and Aiteo Cup champions in the coming season In Yusuf we have one of the best coaches around to guide us to deliver the goods Abia who has now set a personal target of becoming the league top goalscorer said NUO Edited By Olawale Alabi Source NAN
    Abia promises more goals for Rangers International in new season
      Israel Abia Rangers International FC striker on Saturday promised the club teeming fans several goals in the forthcoming season to help the club achieve a double Abia had scored five goals for the Enugu based Rangers last season before it came to an abrupt end due to the COVID 19 pandemic Speaking to newsmen in Enugu Abia said the club have all it takes to be crowned double champions at the end of the season With coach Salisu Yusuf at the helm of affairs and the management led by Davidson Owumi as well as quality players on ground the club will do well in the coming season he said The striker said he believes that he still has a tank full of goals to deliver when the season starts but with the support of his team mates I strongly believe in the calibre of players in our team and we can battle any team to a standstill anywhere in the country so as to be crowned the league and Aiteo Cup champions in the coming season In Yusuf we have one of the best coaches around to guide us to deliver the goods Abia who has now set a personal target of becoming the league top goalscorer said NUO Edited By Olawale Alabi Source NAN
    Abia promises more goals for Rangers International in new season
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    Abia promises more goals for Rangers International in new season

    Israel Abia, Rangers International FC striker, on Saturday promised the club’ teeming fans several goals in the forthcoming season to help the club achieve a double.

    Abia had scored five goals for the Enugu-based Rangers last season before it came to an abrupt end due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Speaking to newsmen in Enugu, Abia said the club have all it takes to be crowned double champions at the end of the season.

    ”With coach Salisu Yusuf at the helm of affairs and the management led by Davidson Owumi, as well as quality players on ground, the club will do well in the coming season,” he said.

    The striker said he believes that he still has a tank full of goals to deliver when the season starts but with the support of his team mates.

    ”I strongly believe in the calibre of players in our team and we can battle any team to a standstill anywhere in the country so as to be crowned the league and Aiteo Cup champions in the coming season.

    “In Yusuf, we have one of the best coaches around to guide us to deliver the goods, ” Abia who has now set a personal target of becoming the league top goalscorer said.

    NUO/

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    Edited By: Olawale Alabi)
    Source: NAN

  •  Chairman of the League Management Company LMC Shehu Dikko has expressed shock at the accident involving players of Rangers International on Sunday morning killing one Nigeria News Agency reports that the accident led to the death of the Enugu based clubside s striker and CHAN Eagles International Ifeanyi George A statement by the LMC said Dikko who contacted the club on getting the report of the accident commiserated with the Club Management team members and Rangers fans as well as the player s immediate family We sympathise with the club at this trying time and pray for the repose of his soul and wish the injured ones a speedy recovery the LMC Chairman was quoted as telling the club s team manager Amobi Ezeaku and coach Salisu Yusuf on phone He urged all Nigeria Football Professional League NPFL stakeholders to take all necessary precaution to stay safe amidst the growing Corona Virus Disease COVID 19 pandemic It is instructive that we should as much as is possible limit our movements restrict social contacts and adhere to health protocols set out by relevant global national and state agencies for the containment of COVID 19 Dikko appealed George according to the Rangers Media Officer Mr Forster Chime died on the spot after the vehicle he was traveling in with a team mate ran into a stationery articulated vehicle on Agbor Benin road The player was said to be returning to Lagos to spend the break announced by the club following the suspension of NPFL matches The LMC said it was in contact with the club as it awaited further details about the incident Edited By Donald Ugwu NAN
    LMC condoles with Rangers FC on Ifeanyi George’s death
     Chairman of the League Management Company LMC Shehu Dikko has expressed shock at the accident involving players of Rangers International on Sunday morning killing one Nigeria News Agency reports that the accident led to the death of the Enugu based clubside s striker and CHAN Eagles International Ifeanyi George A statement by the LMC said Dikko who contacted the club on getting the report of the accident commiserated with the Club Management team members and Rangers fans as well as the player s immediate family We sympathise with the club at this trying time and pray for the repose of his soul and wish the injured ones a speedy recovery the LMC Chairman was quoted as telling the club s team manager Amobi Ezeaku and coach Salisu Yusuf on phone He urged all Nigeria Football Professional League NPFL stakeholders to take all necessary precaution to stay safe amidst the growing Corona Virus Disease COVID 19 pandemic It is instructive that we should as much as is possible limit our movements restrict social contacts and adhere to health protocols set out by relevant global national and state agencies for the containment of COVID 19 Dikko appealed George according to the Rangers Media Officer Mr Forster Chime died on the spot after the vehicle he was traveling in with a team mate ran into a stationery articulated vehicle on Agbor Benin road The player was said to be returning to Lagos to spend the break announced by the club following the suspension of NPFL matches The LMC said it was in contact with the club as it awaited further details about the incident Edited By Donald Ugwu NAN
    LMC condoles with Rangers FC on Ifeanyi George’s death
    Sport3 years ago

    LMC condoles with Rangers FC on Ifeanyi George’s death

    Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko has expressed shock at the accident involving players of Rangers International on Sunday morning killing one.

    Nigeria News Agency reports that the accident led to the death of the Enugu-based clubside’s striker and CHAN Eagles International, Ifeanyi George.

    A statement by the LMC said Dikko, who contacted the club on getting the report of the accident, commiserated with the Club Management, team members and Rangers fans as well as the player’s immediate family.

    “We sympathise with the club at this trying time and pray for the repose of his soul and wish the injured ones a speedy recovery,” the LMC Chairman was quoted as telling the club’s team manager, Amobi Ezeaku, and coach Salisu Yusuf on phone.

    He urged all Nigeria Football Professional League (NPFL) stakeholders to take all necessary precaution to stay safe amidst the growing Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

    “It is instructive that we should as much as is possible limit our movements, restrict social contacts and adhere to health protocols set out by relevant global, national and state agencies for the containment of COVID-19,” Dikko appealed.

    George, according to the Rangers Media Officer, Mr Forster Chime, died on the spot after the vehicle he was traveling in with a team mate ran into a stationery articulated vehicle on Agbor-Benin road.

    The player was said to be returning to Lagos to spend the break announced by the club following the suspension of NPFL matches.

    The LMC said it was in contact with the club as it awaited further details about the incident.


    Edited By: Donald Ugwu
    (NAN)

  •  Rangers International FC of Enugu said they were optimistic of Picking the maximum points over Nasarawa United FC in rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL match day 14 in Lafia Rangers will on Wednesday battle Nasarawa United in a rescheduled NPFl match day 14 in Lafia Speaking to newsmen in Enugu on Tuesday the club media officer Norbert Okolie said that the players were ready for the battle According to him some players who spoke to me after the match against Sunshine Stars FC were optimistic of good result in Lafia With moral boosting draw in a match day 21 fixture in Akure over the weekend the coach Salisu Yusuf tutored side is confident of grabbing the maximum points Though with the host current resurgence it seems they have found their range with the return of long time club chairman Barrister Isaac Danladi Two straight wins against Jigawa Golden Stars and Enyimba International in Lafia will no doubt make the Lafia faithful wish for a third win on the bounce he said He said that the club s stand in captain Tope Olusesi and other players were in no mood to lay low and be consumed in any venue Okolie said that coach Salisu Yusuf would be having a full complement of players for the game as attacking sensation Israel Abia was expected to be unleashed on the Solid Miners While the club defender Isaac Loute hope to make a return as Ibrahim Olawoyin Chinonso Eziekwe and Ifeanyi George look good to help the club picked a win on the road Sure the host who are with a full complement of their technical staff with the return of coach Bala Nikyu will be looking toward the trio of Ikenna Offor Chinedu Ohanachom and Chidi Solomon to deliver the goods upfront They will also expect good coverage for Danlami Umar from the back four of Abubakar Abdullahi Ebuka Anaekwe Moses Tsehuan and Chineme Martins Okolie said that Rangers FC would go for the points despite the sudden up rise of the host in the league News Agency of Nigeria reports that Rangers occupied 15th position on the log with 25 after 18 matches while Nasarawa United 19th position with 22 points from 20 matches played Edited By Gregg Mmaduakolam and Isaac Ukpoju
    NPFL: Rangers optimistic of 3 points against Nasarawa United in Lafia
     Rangers International FC of Enugu said they were optimistic of Picking the maximum points over Nasarawa United FC in rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL match day 14 in Lafia Rangers will on Wednesday battle Nasarawa United in a rescheduled NPFl match day 14 in Lafia Speaking to newsmen in Enugu on Tuesday the club media officer Norbert Okolie said that the players were ready for the battle According to him some players who spoke to me after the match against Sunshine Stars FC were optimistic of good result in Lafia With moral boosting draw in a match day 21 fixture in Akure over the weekend the coach Salisu Yusuf tutored side is confident of grabbing the maximum points Though with the host current resurgence it seems they have found their range with the return of long time club chairman Barrister Isaac Danladi Two straight wins against Jigawa Golden Stars and Enyimba International in Lafia will no doubt make the Lafia faithful wish for a third win on the bounce he said He said that the club s stand in captain Tope Olusesi and other players were in no mood to lay low and be consumed in any venue Okolie said that coach Salisu Yusuf would be having a full complement of players for the game as attacking sensation Israel Abia was expected to be unleashed on the Solid Miners While the club defender Isaac Loute hope to make a return as Ibrahim Olawoyin Chinonso Eziekwe and Ifeanyi George look good to help the club picked a win on the road Sure the host who are with a full complement of their technical staff with the return of coach Bala Nikyu will be looking toward the trio of Ikenna Offor Chinedu Ohanachom and Chidi Solomon to deliver the goods upfront They will also expect good coverage for Danlami Umar from the back four of Abubakar Abdullahi Ebuka Anaekwe Moses Tsehuan and Chineme Martins Okolie said that Rangers FC would go for the points despite the sudden up rise of the host in the league News Agency of Nigeria reports that Rangers occupied 15th position on the log with 25 after 18 matches while Nasarawa United 19th position with 22 points from 20 matches played Edited By Gregg Mmaduakolam and Isaac Ukpoju
    NPFL: Rangers optimistic of 3 points against Nasarawa United in Lafia
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    NPFL: Rangers optimistic of 3 points against Nasarawa United in Lafia

    Rangers International FC of Enugu said they were optimistic of Picking the maximum points over Nasarawa United FC in rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match day 14 in Lafia.

    Rangers will on Wednesday battle Nasarawa United in a rescheduled NPFl match day 14 in Lafia.

    Speaking to newsmen in Enugu on Tuesday, the club media officer Norbert Okolie said that the players were ready for the battle.

    According to him, ” some players who spoke to me after the match against Sunshine Stars FC were optimistic of good result in Lafia.

    “With moral boosting draw in a match day 21 fixture in Akure over the weekend, the coach Salisu Yusuf tutored side is confident of grabbing the maximum points.

    “Though, with the host current resurgence, it seems they have found their range with the return of long time club chairman, Barrister Isaac Danladi.

    “Two straight wins against Jigawa Golden Stars and Enyimba International in Lafia will no doubt make the Lafia faithful wish for a third win on the bounce, ” he said.

    He said that the club’s stand in captain, Tope Olusesi and other players were in no mood to lay low and be consumed in any venue.

    Okolie said that coach Salisu Yusuf would be having a full complement of players for the game as attacking sensation, Israel Abia was expected to be unleashed on the ‘Solid Miners.

    While the club defender, Isaac Loute hope to make a return as Ibrahim Olawoyin, Chinonso Eziekwe and Ifeanyi George look good to help the club picked a win on the road.

    “Sure, the host, who are with a full complement of their technical staff with the return of coach Bala Nikyu will be looking toward the trio of Ikenna Offor, Chinedu Ohanachom and Chidi Solomon to deliver the goods upfront.

    “They will also expect good coverage for Danlami Umar from the back four of Abubakar Abdullahi, Ebuka Anaekwe, Moses Tsehuan and Chineme Martins”.

    Okolie said that Rangers FC would go for the points despite the sudden up rise of the host in the league.

    News Agency of  Nigeria reports that Rangers occupied 15th position on the log with 25 after 18 matches while Nasarawa United 19th position with 22 points from 20 matches played.


    Edited By: Gregg Mmaduakolam and Isaac Ukpoju

     

     

  •  Norbert Okolie Rangers International FC of Enugu Media Officer says the club s seven matches unbeaten in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL have raised the players confidence Rangers made its eight matches unbeaten in all competition and seven in the ongoing NPFL when they hold Akwa United of Uyo 0 0 in the domestic league match day 19 Speaking to the Nigeria News Agency in Enugu on Tuesday Okolie said that the unbeaten run is as the result of existing unity among the Players Technical Crew and the Management He noted that all in the club are happy that the results are now coming in and still believed that more are on the way Though we played out a goalless draw with Akwa Utd in our last match of the NPFL It is better than losing away match in the ongoing NPFL and we still have some outstanding matches to pick points in the league Our unbeaten run in the league has put confidence in the players that we can end the league well compare to when we are losing matches week in week out he said Speaking on the match against Akwa United Okolie said that Rangers is gradually coming back to its best It was by far the most difficult match prosecuted since the arrival of coach Salisu Yusuf Despite resting five players that started against Lobi Stars FC in a rescheduled match day six of the NPFL we could not lose New boys Ifeagwu Ojukwu and Israel Abia started the match and did not disappoint This speaks volumes of the club management coaches players and a testimony that the continental slot will not elude us at the end of the season Okolie said The media officer was happy that the match ended on a good note in Uyo as the players came out unscathed He said that they were confident of picking three points from each of their clubs outstanding matches at home Rangers will on Wednesday in Enugu trade tackles with Jigawa Golden Stars FC of Dutse in a rescheduled match day seven The Enugu based club occupied 18th position in the league with 17 points after 13 matches in the ongoing Nigeria domestic league Edited By Muhammad Suleiman Tola
    NPFL: Rangers unbeaten runs raise players confidence – Official
     Norbert Okolie Rangers International FC of Enugu Media Officer says the club s seven matches unbeaten in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL have raised the players confidence Rangers made its eight matches unbeaten in all competition and seven in the ongoing NPFL when they hold Akwa United of Uyo 0 0 in the domestic league match day 19 Speaking to the Nigeria News Agency in Enugu on Tuesday Okolie said that the unbeaten run is as the result of existing unity among the Players Technical Crew and the Management He noted that all in the club are happy that the results are now coming in and still believed that more are on the way Though we played out a goalless draw with Akwa Utd in our last match of the NPFL It is better than losing away match in the ongoing NPFL and we still have some outstanding matches to pick points in the league Our unbeaten run in the league has put confidence in the players that we can end the league well compare to when we are losing matches week in week out he said Speaking on the match against Akwa United Okolie said that Rangers is gradually coming back to its best It was by far the most difficult match prosecuted since the arrival of coach Salisu Yusuf Despite resting five players that started against Lobi Stars FC in a rescheduled match day six of the NPFL we could not lose New boys Ifeagwu Ojukwu and Israel Abia started the match and did not disappoint This speaks volumes of the club management coaches players and a testimony that the continental slot will not elude us at the end of the season Okolie said The media officer was happy that the match ended on a good note in Uyo as the players came out unscathed He said that they were confident of picking three points from each of their clubs outstanding matches at home Rangers will on Wednesday in Enugu trade tackles with Jigawa Golden Stars FC of Dutse in a rescheduled match day seven The Enugu based club occupied 18th position in the league with 17 points after 13 matches in the ongoing Nigeria domestic league Edited By Muhammad Suleiman Tola
    NPFL: Rangers unbeaten runs raise players confidence – Official
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    NPFL: Rangers unbeaten runs raise players confidence – Official

    Norbert Okolie, Rangers International FC of Enugu Media Officer, says the club’s seven matches unbeaten in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) have raised the players confidence.

    Rangers made its eight matches unbeaten in all competition and seven in the ongoing NPFL when they hold Akwa United of Uyo 0-0 in the domestic league match day 19.

    Speaking to the Nigeria News Agency in Enugu on Tuesday, Okolie said that the unbeaten run is as the result of existing unity among the Players, Technical Crew and the Management.

    He noted that all in the club are happy that the results are now coming in and still believed that more are on the way.

    ”Though, we played out a goalless draw with Akwa Utd in our last match of the NPFL.

    ”It is better than losing away match in the ongoing NPFL and we still have some outstanding matches to pick points in the league.

    ”Our unbeaten run in the league has put confidence in the players that we can end the league well, compare to when we are losing matches week in, week out,” he said.

    Speaking on the match against Akwa United, Okolie said that Rangers is gradually coming back to its best.

    ”It was by far the most difficult match prosecuted since the arrival of coach Salisu Yusuf.

    ”Despite resting five players that started against Lobi Stars FC  in a rescheduled match day six of the NPFL, we could not lose.

    ”New boys, Ifeagwu Ojukwu and Israel Abia started the match and did not disappoint.

    “This speaks volumes of the club management, coaches, players and a testimony that the continental slot will not elude us at the end of the season,” Okolie said.

    The media officer was happy that the match ended on a good note in Uyo as the players came out unscathed.

    He said that they were confident of picking three points from each of their clubs outstanding matches at home.

    Rangers will on Wednesday in Enugu  trade tackles with Jigawa Golden Stars FC of Dutse in a rescheduled match day seven.

    The Enugu based club occupied 18th position in the league with 17 points after 13 matches in the ongoing  Nigeria domestic league.


    Edited By: Muhammad Suleiman Tola

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