Archive | October 8, 2016

Enugu Rangers Alumni were at “The Cathedral” cheering as their former club became Nigeria champions….

On Sunday the 2nd of October, 2016, the Rangers International FC of Enugu (a.k.a The Flying Anthelopes) defeated the visiting El Kanemi Warriors FC of Maiduguri by four unreplied goals to lift the Nigerian Professional League trophy. This was exactly 32 years after Rangers last lifted the trophy. The match was played at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu (nicknamed The Cathedral by football fans). This soccer cathedral of Nigeria was filled to the brim as the Rangers fans from all over the world led by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State came out to support their darling team. Legendary supporters songs of Enugu Rangers roared from the stands all through – Holy, Holy, Holy, Enugu Rangers, Another Champions!!! and Kpebe Ekpere Ka Rangers Merie were topmost amongst the songs rendered from the popular Obiagu stand especially.

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Super Eagles have landed in Zambia….

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The Nigerian delegation to Sunday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Zambia arrived in Ndola minutes afternoon on Saturday. Nigeria’s Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung led the delegation, which included NFF President Amaju Pinnick, NFF vice presidents Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko, some Members of the National Assembly, some Members of the NFF Executive Committee, some Members of NFF Management led by Deputy General Secretary Emmanuel Ikpeme, few NFF Staff, some officials of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, some directors of the League Management Company, a number of stakeholders and representatives of the media.

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