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  • Updated: September 30, 2022

Enugu Rangers Unveils 13 New Players For 2022/2023 NPFL Season

Enugu Rangers has unveiled new players that have put pen to paper to defend the colours of the Flying Antelopes for the 2022/2023 Nigerian Professional Football League season.

The unveiling was done on Thursday, at the club’s players' camp.

The Administrative Secretary of the club, Barrister Ferdinand Ugwuarua, who welcomed the thirteen new players to the team charged them to give their best on all occasions to help the club realize its set target for the season.

Ugwuarua stated, “We welcome you to Rangers and wish to remind you all that you came here through high recommendation from the scouting department and the technical adviser’s call. I charge you to be at your best in all situations both on and off the pitch so as to help us achieve our set target for the season”.

The players unveiled include; goalkeeper, Ogundare Detan Banabars who joins from 3SC; central-defender, Tunde Olaniyi from Sokoto United; attacking sensation, Saeed Jibril who cross over from Plateau United; Left-back, Jacob John Okpe was snatched from Niger Tornadoes; Attacking midfielder, Michael Ibe that is joining from Mashal F.C, Uzbekistan; and Defensive midfielder, Emmanuel Charles who moved from Akwa United.

Other players are; Attacking midfielder, Nwaodu Chukwudi Justin who last featured for Heartland; Right-back, Sani Shehu who joins from Gombe United; Attacking sensation, Naziru Auwalu Ibrahim that is joining from Rivers United; Goalkeeper, Emeka Nwabulu cross over from Heartland; Central attacker, Inemesit Sunday takes his bags of goal scoring experience to Enugu from Dakkada; just as Striker, Reuben Bala Yakubu joins from Plateau United while Right-back/Defensive midfielder, Gabriel Innocent joins from Abia Warriors.

After the unveiling, attacking sensation, Inemesit Sunday, said, “ I am very happy to be here in Enugu as it has been some days to behold”.

He continued, “My main target here is to ensure that I contribute my best towards helping Rangers win trophies and play continental football next season. On a personal note, I hope to equal and even surpass Mfom Udoh’s record goals and scoring form with the support of my teammates and coaches”.

Rangers have lost some key players in the likes of former Captain, Temitope Olusesi, midfielder Kenechukwu Agwu, attacker Ossy Martins and Goalkeeper, Mutawakilu Seidu.

The Nigeria professional football league transfer window ends today (Friday) by midnight.

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