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Rangers head coach Salisu Yusuf says one of the key reasons to his side’s defeat to Akwa United on Sunday is injury to key players.

NPFL: Rangers overpowers Enyimba in Enugu

Rangers International FC of Enugu on Sunday overpowered visiting Enyimba FC of Aba by 2-0 in the Match Day 19 of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu

Enugu commissioner: Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium can host international matches

Mr Manfred Nzekwe, Enugu State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, has said that the facilities at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, were functional and up to standard of hosting international matches.
World football governing body FIFA have approved five stadiums including the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja for the home games of the Super Eagles in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

FIFA approve five stadiums for Super Eagles World Cup qualifiers

World football governing body FIFA have approved five stadiums including the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja for the home games of the Super Eagles in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye, has expressed delight at the uncommon leadership qualities of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, describing him as a man of kindness and humility.

Pastor Adeboye visits Enugu, lauds governor’s humility, kindness

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye, has expressed delight at the uncommon leadership qualities of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, describing him as a man of kindness and humility.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu on Monday adopted Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State as the new leader in the South East Zone.

Enugu governor approves, releases funds for Rangers’ bonuses

Enugu state governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has approved and released funds required by the management of Rangers International F.C to settle all match bonuses due to players and officials as a motivation for the good run enjoyed by the club in the ongoing NPFL 2021 season.
Coach Salisu Yusuf gets support of Nigeria coaches association

Rangers boss charges players to stay consistent

Head Coach of Rangers, Salisu Yusuf, is delighted with his team victory over FC Ifeanyi Ubah, but charged his boys to remain consistent.

Rangers seek winning start in Port-Harcourt

Technical adviser of Rangers International F.C., Coach Salisu Yusuf has assured the club’s teaming supporters of a winning start in the match Day 1 fixture of 2020/2021 NPFL season as he leads his wards on a visit to Port-Harcourt for a date with Rivers United.
Coach Salisu Yusuf gets support of Nigeria coaches association

NPFL: Rangers boss sends warning to Enyimba ahead of new season

Rangers Coach Salisu Yusuf has disclosed the club is desperate to challenge for the 2020-2021 NPFL title.

LMC impressed by NPFL club’s infrastructure renewal

The League Management Company (LMC) has expressed satisfaction with the efforts of NPFL clubs to upgrade their stadium infrastructure in compliance with a recent directive of the league body pursuant to the CAF and NFF Licencing Regulation infrastructure requirements.
Forward Femi Ajayi says his priority is to help Rangers International achieve their targets next season, rather than seeking individual glories.

Rangers complete players’ medical test, resume field activities

Management of seven-time Nigeria league champions, Rangers International F.C of Enugu at the weekend, completed the medical test for its returning players and the newly acquired ones as preparations for the fast approaching NPFL 2020/2021 season kick-off in earnest.
The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has assured the safety and security of players, supporters and all other visitors coming to the state for the Super Eagles’ 2021 AFCON qualifier against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, the state capital.

LMC certifies 13 stadiums ahead of 2020/2021 NPFL season

Ahead the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, and as part of the broader club licensing regime, 13 stadiums across the country have been certified by the League Management Company (LMC) to have met minimum requirements to host games. Another 11 were recommended for varying degrees of upgrade and repair works before they can be certified.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says plans are underway to resuscitate the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Minister unveils plans to revive Obafemi Awolowo stadium

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says plans are underway to resuscitate the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF committee sanctions NPFL 2019/20 final table

Football Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has endorsed the final table of the Nigeria Professional Football League for the 2019/2020 season as prepared and released by the League Management Company.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF send birthday wishes to Ex-Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo at 51

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo who clocked 51 on Monday.
Enugu State Government has banned non-sporting activities at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Indoor Sports Hall, Enugu, the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Vitus Okecchi, said on Thursday.

Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium deserted over virus fear

Activities at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, seems to have come to a halt as the stadium looked deserted and empty, checks has reveals.
Coach Salisu Yusuf gets support of Nigeria coaches association

Rangers boss not giving up on continental tickets

Rangers International of Enugu gaffer Salisu Yusuf has called on his boys to rise up to the occasion when they host Kano Pillars in a rescheduled matchday 13 league game on Wednesday.
Rangers head coach Salisu Yusuf says one of the key reasons to his side’s defeat to Akwa United on Sunday is injury to key players.

Salisu Yusuf: Why Rangers lost at home to Akwa United

Rangers head coach Salisu Yusuf says one of the key reasons to his side’s defeat to Akwa United on Sunday is injury to key players.
Enugu Rangers vice captain Tope Olusesi has expressed unequivocally that Rangers 1-0 win over Pyramids FC of Egypt was good for the team’s prestige even though it proved abortive at long run following El Masry’s 1-0 victory against Mauritania side Noaudibou which effectively knocked out Rangers out of the group stage of the CAF Confederation cup.

Rangers squeeze past Jigawa to earn full marks

Dauda Madaki’s curly shot inside the box on 70 minutes off an Ibrahim Olawoyin’ weighted pass turned out to be the match-winner as Rangers International F.C continued their upward push in the NPFL 2019/2020 season after squeezing past Jigawa Golden Stars 1-0 in a rescheduled fixture.
Enugu Rangers vice captain Tope Olusesi has expressed unequivocally that Rangers 1-0 win over Pyramids FC of Egypt was good for the team’s prestige even though it proved abortive at long run following El Masry’s 1-0 victory against Mauritania side Noaudibou which effectively knocked out Rangers out of the group stage of the CAF Confederation cup.

Enugu Rangers crash out of CAF Confederation Cup

Rangers International FC of Enugu on Sunday held visiting Al-Masry of Egypt to a 1-1 draw in the Confederation Cup Match Day Six.
Experienced winger and former Nigeria international Felix Ogbuke has rejoined Enugu Rangers six months after he was considered surplus for requirement and eased out by the Coal City Flying Antelopes.

Felix Ogbuke rejoins Rangers after six months without club

Experienced winger and former Nigeria international Felix Ogbuke has rejoined Enugu Rangers six months after he was considered surplus for requirement and eased out by the Coal City Flying Antelopes.

Rangers’ opponent FC Nouadhibou land in Nigeria

Enugu Rangers’ opponent in the CAF Confederation Cup, FC Nouadhibou have arrived Nigeria ahead of their second leg, Group A encounter scheduled for the main bowl of Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu on Sunday.
Enugu Rangers player Tope Olusesi has stated that the Flying Antelopes fear no foe ahead of today’s draws into the group stage of the 2019-2020 CAF Confederation cup in Cairo.

Enugu Rangers demote eight players to ‘B’ team

In a bid to stop the not too impressive run in the ongoing season, the management of the ‘Flying Antelopes’, Rangers International F.C have sent some of its players to the ‘B’ team of the club while also sourcing for quality attackers to beef up the squad.

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