Enugu Rangers Set To Axe Players Ahead Of 2020/2021 NPFL Season
By Amaechi Agbo
As the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL season tentatively set to commence in September/October, former league champions, Enugu Rangers International have perfected plans to drop some ineffective players ahead of the new football calendar, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
Stating the reason for the planned axing of some players, Rangers General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Davidson Owumi, said in a release that the action became necessary in order to help the team and management actualise its mandate in the new season.
Prince Owumi noted that the management has the mandate to ensure that the team challenged for the trophy in the new season as well as picking a continental berth.
The release said that with the expected start of the 2020/2021 football season in a few weeks’ time (Covid-19 Pandemic allowing), the management of multiple Nigeria league and challenge cup champions, Rangers International F.C have sounded it clear that the team are set to challenge on all fronts.
In an exclusive session with Rangers Media, the G.M/CEO of Rangers, Davidson Owumi, stated that with the expected retention of the majority of players that defended the colors of the club last season, the management is confident of making the club’ numerous supporters proud.
“I am sincerely glad with the way we are going about our preparations for the fast-approaching football season. Our coaching crew is at work and will soon come up with a list of players retained and those that will bid us bye for the season. For management, it is our belief that a handful of quality legs will be sourced to fill noticed areas of lapses in the team,” stated Owumi.
On the list of players that made the cut from the previous season, the former NPL boss, said, “As stated earlier, the coaches are working round the clock to ensure that the best legs are retained from the players that defended our colors last season as well as getting just a few more to add to the team for the new season. A comprehensive list of players to defend our colors will be made public as soon as the coaches complete their work in that regard.”