Rangers get cash boost from Gov. Ugwuanyi

Ahead of the commencement of the 2017/2018 Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) season on Sunday, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, recently played host to the new and old players of Enugu Rangers International Football Club including the Club’s Management at the banquet hall of the Government House, Enugu.

He also hosted at the event, Winners of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) Under 15 Football Competition, “The Gburugburu Starlets”.

Gov. Ugwuanyi who noted that his administration holds both the Starlets and Rangers in high esteem, rewarded and motivated them with wholesome cash donations, respectively, saying: “We are proud of all of you”.

The governor also promised Rangers the sum of N1million for every match they win in the coming season.

He congratulated the Starlets for the trophy and prayed for the success of Rangers in the new season for them to win the NPFL, stressing that Enugu Rangers mean more than a football club to him and the people of the South East geo-political zone and beyond.

Earlier in the day, the 17 new players of Enugu Rangers were unveiled to the fans of the Club at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu.


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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
He went into journalism in 1990 with Newbreed Magazine and later crossed over to television production with Ultimate Sports and Soccerworld on the Nigeria Televsion Authority.
He subsequently moved to pioneer Internet publishing in Nigeria with Nigeriasports.com and was later employed at Silverbird Television from where he moved as Editor of Weekend Sports at Naational Mirror Newspapers.
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