Management of Rangers International and the Enugu state Football Association have assured followers of the round leather game in the state and around the world that there would be a proper collaboration between both bodies in taking the game to a higher level.
This assurance was made, Tuesday, September 15, 2020, during an interactive session when the executive of the football house led by its chairman, Barrister Tony Ugwu, paid a courtesy call on the management of the club.
Prince Davidson Owumi, G.M/CEO of Rangers, while welcoming the group, congratulated the chairman for his elevation after the painful exit of former E.F.A boss, late Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa, and promised that management would work with the new regime with renewed vigor.
“We are very pleased and honored with this visit. It is very symbolic as we are the very first son of the association and will continue to play our part in the development of the game in the state. Let me also, on behalf of staff and management, condole the Enugu football Association on the death and burial of the former chairman, Hon. Okenwa Chidi Ofo, who was like a father-figure and congratulated the association for the smooth transition of power to Barrister Tony Ugwu. We shall continue to collaborate with the association in all its programs geared towards the upliftment of the game,” stated the astute football administrator.
Earlier in his presentation, the Enugu F.A boss, Barrister Tony Ugwu who led members of his executive on the visit said that the team came to familiarize with the management and board of the club as well as show appreciation for all that the club did during the burial of the former F.A boss while also calling for collaboration between both parties to take Enugu state football to the next level.
“We are here to thank the management and board of Rangers International F.C for all you did during our period of pains when we committed our former boss, Late Ofo Okenwa, to mother-earth. We appreciate your kind gestures. We also want to appreciate the management for its ingenuity in keeping the club afloat despite visible challenges. Also, we want to assure our support and wish to collaborate with you in all you do to enhance the game of football in the state,” said the former sports-loving local government boss.
Rangers’ administrative secretary, Barrister Ferdinand Ugwuarua while thanking the football body for the visit promised to keep the synergy between both bodies moving.
Members of the E.F.A executive that were on the visit are; Barrister Monday Nnonna, Ichie P.I. Okeke, Foster Chime and Francis Ugwu, the secretary of the association.