By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Enugu Rangers, on Thursday morning headed for Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State for the final phase of their preparation ahead of the new football season, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The club announced this on their verified Twitter handle.
According to the club, 18 players and seven officials departed Enugu for Ijebu-Ode on Thurs morning.
They also revealed that other players who were not in Enugu, will join the team in Ijebu-Ode. The club has secured a comfortable accommodation at Pebble Suites Hotel, Ijebu Ode.
“18 players and 7 officials left Enugu this morning for the Pre Season camping in Ijebu Ode. Other players will join the team in Ijebu Ode,” the club’s Tweet reads.
“Goalkeeper James Aiyeyemi is the first player to arrive our Pebble Suites Hotel, Ijebu Ode for the Pre Season camping.
“Coach Gbenga Ogunbote is now at the Pebble Suites Hotel, Ijebu Ode waiting for his players. James Aiyeyemi is already at the hotel .”
Rangers will open their NPFL new season campaign with an away tie against Aiteo holders and CAF Confederation Cup campaigners Akwa United in Uyo on January 14th.
The Flying Antelopes were crowned NPFL champions last two seasons after over 30-year wait.
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