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That was the story of Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa in his first match for his home town club Heartland FC on Match Day One of the 2019/20 NPFL seasons. Ezenwa was already buzzing after an AFCON bronze medal in the summer and looked forward to his debut for his new side.

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Whereas every member of the team on the pitch is allowed to make mistakes – strikers miss sitters, midfielders give wayward passes, defenders are also allowed some moments, the same is not for the goalkeepers as any error from them most definitely proves fatal to the team. =
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Gbenga Ogunbote: Enugu Rangers were punished for carelessness at Enyimba

Enugu Rangers coach Gbenga Ogunbote believes that his team has themselves to blame the most for their 3-1 defeat against fierce rivals Enyimba in Sunday’s Oriental Derby in Aba.
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Gbenga Ogunbote: 16 Enugu Rangers players down with injuries

Enugu Rangers coach Gbenga Ogunbote has revealed that his team is battling with the twin problem of fatigue and a long list of injuries.
Enugu Rangers captain Okey Odita has picked the positives from his side’s outing against Bendel Insurance on Thursday in a rescheduled Matchday Eight Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) tie at the Sports Complex of the University of Benin.

Enugu Rangers captain Okey Odita disappointed to lose

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