NPFL Champions set to resume preseason on July 9


The management of CAF Champions League 2024/2025 campaigners and reigning NPFL champions, Rangers International has given its retained as well as the newly engaged players, Tuesday, July 9, 2024, to hit the Coal City for the kick-off of pre-season activities ahead of the fast approaching season, reports. 

The date and list of players expected back after due diligence on Sunday, July 7, 2024  was confirmed by Rangers CEO, Amobi Ezeaku and Technical Adviser, Fidelis Ilechukwu.

The Flying Antelopes are expected to resume club activities with these players back for the new season; Japhet Opubo, Detan Ogundare, Ikenna Stephen, Joel Odoh, Kenneth Igboke, Austin Onyemaechi, Philip Clement, Ejike Ugochukwu, Kalu Nweke, Kenechukwu Agu, Isaac Saviour, Godwin Obaje, Ifeanyi Onyebuchi, Austin Opara, Chidiebere Nwobodo, Chinemerem Ugwueze, Chiedozie Okorie, Kazeem Ogunleye, Kingsley Maduforo, Naziru Auwalu, Rabiu Muhammad, and Frank Uwumiro.

Fidelis Ilechukwu celebrate with the NPFL trophy after guiding Rangers International FC to lift their 8th title

However, they would also be joined later by the likes of Garando Tekena, Evans Ogbonda, Anayor Ogbonna, Ekeson Okorie, Chimobi Igwilo, Somtochukwu Nwobodo, and some others whose negotiations are still ongoing as of press time.

“I am quite sure that our players got the needed rest from the rigours of last season and we expect them back to camp on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, for proper preseason activities to commence. We thank all those who were there for us in the concluded season and expect more from them as we venture into the continent to make a big impact and successfully defend our NPFL title,” Ezeaku stated ahead of the resumption.


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