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Enugu Rangers intensifies training as league resumes July 18

Ahead of the commencement of the remaining matches of the 2017/2018 NPFL season due to resume July 18, 2018, coaches and players of seven-time Nigerian league champions, Rangers International Football Club of Enugu have intensified their trainings with the assurance that they would finish the season strongly.
The coach Olugbenga Ogunbote-tutored side had resumed training June 21 after a ten-day break and have been working on the lapses noticed in the team with the players working on taking advantage of set piece situations.
In readiness to the expected tough resumption of the second stanza of the league season, the Coal City ‘Flying Antelopes’ defeated the Golden Stars F.C of Enugu 3-0 in a practice match with Godwin Aguda, Salau Ibrahim and Chidera Eze scoring in the second half of the game after the armature side held out in the first half.
Rangers Coach, Gbenga Ogunbote, while addressing the players after the practice match, called for more efforts from every player to help the team achieve its set target for the season, stressing that: “We have a quality team here but we need to work on our attitude to work. We can do it together. Let us work together to achieve our goals.”
Rangers are currently placed 10th on the twenty team log with thirty-three points from 24 matches and brides itself as the team with the best defence after leaking 15 goals.
The 2016 NPFL league champions will be hosting Nasarawa United in a match day 25 encounter slated for the main bowl of Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium, Enugu on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

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