CAF Champions League: Ugwuanyi Meets Enugu Rangers, as they Depart for Algeria
…Rangers Staunch Fan, Barr. Charles Ugwu pledges N1million for every goal scored by the team in Algeria.
Ahead of Friday’s Orange CAF Champions League match between Enugu Rangers International Football Club and the J.S Saoura of Algeria, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State this afternoon met with the management, staff and players of Rangers shortly before the club’s departure to Algeria, charging them to display their professionalism and commitment to be able to win the match.
Gov. Ugwuanyi also assured the club of the blessings, best wishes and prayers of the whole nation “as ambassadors and flag bearers of our great country Nigeria in this competition”.
The governor said that the state remains grateful to God for bringing Rangers to the competition as Champions of the Nigerian Football League, adding that with “God on our side, we are confident that you will come back from this competition as Champions of Africa in Jesus Name”.
Also at the meeting a staunch supporter of Enugu Rangers and Abuja-Based Legal Practitioner, Barr. Charles Ugwu promised N1million for every goal scored by the team in Algeria, noting that the club is not just a team but also a movement that has united the Igbos over the years. Barr. Ugwu assured the governor that he will, alongside other supporters of the club, galvanize massive support for the team.
Rangers captain, Mathew Etim, said that the players are determined and out for business to make Enugu State proud once again, calling for the support and prayers of the people of the state and fans.
The club led by its new General Manager, Christian Chukwu, has departed for Lagos en route Algeria for the match on Friday.
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