Rangers Confirms Ifeanyi George’s Insurance Before His Death
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By Our Correspondent
The management of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Rangers International Football Club of Enugu, has confirmed that their dead player, Ifeanyi George had life assurance scheme before his death.
Ifeanyi, an attacker with the Flying Antelopes died in a road accident on Sunday
But 24 hours fater his unexpected death, the club announced to the family and the general public, that as a professional club, late Ifeanyi George, is entitled to a multi-million naira insurance compensation package being his benefit from the club’s ‘Accident Insurance Compensation scheme’ that was graciously approved by sponsors of the club, Enugu state government under H.E, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
The General Manager of the club, Prince Davidson Owumi disclose this in a release signed by the club’s media officer, Norbert Okolie.
Prince Davidson Owumi applauded the pro-active stance of Enugu state government to have its players and officials insured against injuries and deaths.
“The insurance brokers, Premier Brokers Ltd, have been informed about the untimely death of our player, Ifeanyi George, who died in a ghastly motor accident, Sunday, March 22, 2020 along Asaba-Benin Express road and they have commenced the process to have the life insurance compensation process activated so as to have the family of Ifeanyi George fully compensated,” stated the former NPL boss.
Owumi further said, “What we have here in Rangers International F.C is the solid display of pro-activeness on the part of Enugu state government under H.E, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, who graciously approved the insurance policy for all players and officials of the club on request by the management. We sincerely appreciate our sports loving governor and number one supporter for this gesture that comes handy in this time of great need.”
Recall that the attacking sensation who joined the ‘Flying Antelopes’ fold in 2016 from Enyimba International of Aba played his last NPFL match for Rangers against Adamawa United F.C where he was substituted in the 42nd minute due to an injury before he met his untimely death in a fatal auto-crash near Abudu, Edo state on his way to Lagos for the ten-day break sanctioned by the club due the suspension of all football activities in the country by NFF.