Enugu Rangers ready for CAF Champions League – General Manager 

Happy for emerging champions of the 2023/2024 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Rangers International FC of Enugu have announced it’s readiness to compete in the Confederation of African Cup, CAF Champions League starting in August this year.

Rangers General Manager, Barr. Amobi Ezeaku, flanked by the Group Managing director of Afrinvest, Dr. Ike Chioke, and Hon. Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development, Barr. Lioyd Ekweremadu, disclosed this to newsmen ahead of the presentation of their NPFL trophy to their supporters in Enugu.

Ezeaku, who affirmed Rangers’ unwavering commitment to flying the nation’s flag in the African elite club competition, acknowledged the formidable nature of the championship.

He also disclosed that the club had since scouted for seasoned players across the continent, whom he believed would bolster the squad to navigate the demanding competition.

Amobi, who commended Governor Peter Mbah and the state ministry of sports for the support the club received during the last season’s campaign, also lauded its shirt sponsors, Afrinvest, for going outside the scope of the contract to ensure that Rangers performed better away from home.

For him, the victory in the just concluded NPFL league season, meant that the club must look at general development, particularly the facilities.

“What our victory means is that we must look at the development of the facilities.

“We’ve gone round Africa to scout for players that will fit into era we’re entering now, which is the CAF Champions League. We’re going to do our best to make us proud on the African continent

“We’re not just going to participate but compete favourably because we now have the means and the support base to do that.

“We believe that with the kind of coaches we have, we will rule Africa”, Ezeaku said.

The group managing director of Afrinvest, Dr Chioke commending Rangers for their victory said that sponsoring Rangers jersey and supporting them was the best deal they have had.

He disclosed that Rangers have helped market them across the world as the best trusted cooperate organization to do business with.

Earlier, the Hon. Ekweremadu expressed gratitude to Gov. Peter Mbah’s support which contributed immensely to the Rangers victory as new champion of NPFL.

He assured that the state government would do everything to make sure that Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium wears a new look and meet international standard before the CAF competition commence.

Ekweremadu disclosed that state government has concluded arrangements to build stadium across all the senatorial districts to enhance sport development.