2021/2022 NPFL Season: Enugu Rangers Unveil Maikaba As New Coach
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By Sobenna Nwagbo
Seven-time Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL champions, Enugu Rangers have unveiled Abdul Maikaba as new coach ahead of the 2021/2022 season.
The former Plateau United handler arrived Enugu on Wednesday to take over as the new Technical Adviser of Rangers International Football Club of Enugu.
On arrival, Coach Maikaba first landed at the Rangers office to get himself familiarized and introduced to the backroom staff.
In a brief, but meaningful speech, the new Coach introduced himself to the General Manager, Price Davidson Owumi.
According to Maikaba, “I am happy to be here, it is the dream of every Coach in Nigeria to be in Rangers and here I am today. I am ready to hit the ground running”.
He further requested for the cooperation of the Management in providing equipment and logistics that will aid in the discharge of his duties.
The General Manager on behalf of the Board, led by Festus Oshaba-Onu, Management and Staff of Rangers Management Corporation said, “we are happy to have you in our Technical Crew as the Technical Adviser, we officially welcome you to Enugu and hope you will bring your wealth of experience in Nigeria Professional Football to Rangers. We, also on behalf of the Executive Governor of Enugu State, Rt.Hon.Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the entire Enugu State, say welcome and urge you to feel at home”.
The Administrative Secretary of Rangers, Ferdinand Emeka Ugwuerua handed the keys to an official car to the new Technical Adviser, and subsequently took him to the apartment for the Technical Adviser and other Coaches, located at Independence Layout, Enugu where the Head Coach of Rangers, Coach Mangut Mbwas, received him on behalf of the other Coaches.
Coach Abdul Maikaba today also watched the evening training session of the Rangers Football Club at the Cathedral. Also, arrangements have been concluded for the unavailing of the new Technical Adviser.