2015/2016 NPFL champions Rangers

Rangers International Football Club of Enugu will on Thursday unveil 14 new players, according to its spokesman, Norbert Okoli.

“The unveiling of our new players will be done on Thursday at the main bowl of Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu.

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“We expect all our die-hard supporters at the event so that they can see the quality of the new players that we have been able to assemble to defend the `colour’ of Rangers,” Okoli said.

Okoli told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu that the new players would help to strengthen the Flying Antelopes to win the 2017/2018 Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL).

The team being put together by Coach Olugbenga Ogunbote, returned to Enugu after a two-week closed camping in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun.

The club played six practice matches, won five and drew one during the camping.

The team’s first match of the 2017/2018 NPFL season is against Aiteo Cup holders, Akwa United FC in Uyo on Jan. 14.

Rangers, the seven-time Nigerian league champions, are expected to return from Uyo to host Lobi Stars on Jan. 17.