From George Aluo, united states
united states primarily based patron of Rangers world of Enugu, Benson Ejindu has declared that this 12 months’s annual conference of the membership is a distinct one.
Ex-Rangers primarily based in the united states are billed to hold their annual reunion in Houston this weekend ( August 12).
Ejindu informed day by day Sunsports yesterday in Charlotte in advance of the experience that this year’s conference is different as a result of it would be used to mark the 40th anniversary of the membership’s historic continental victory.
it is recalled that Rangers had in 1977 dusted all of the high clubs in Africa together with defending champions capturing Stars of Ibadan to raise the African Cup Winners Cup ( now CAF Confederation Cup).
“that is precisely 40 years Rangers performed that historic feat of profitable the African Cup. one of the most players that carried out that magic are right here in u.s.. This 12 months’s ex-Rangers conference is a chance to celebrate that special moment. the person who policed Segun Odegbami and marked him out in the semi closing, Nnamdi Anyafo is right here, Emmanuel Merenini is right here, Stone Igwebuike, Sam Onyeaka title them. they’re all here within the States. And bet what, Odegbami is coming to be a part of the fun. Samson Siasia has additionally arrived for the experience,” Ejindu said.
The Rangers purchaser who’s an acclaimed athlete (sprinter) that in his heyday dusted innocent Egbunike at the school degree stated the whole lot would be carried out to make sure that Rangers continues to wax more desirable and better since the membership is not just a soccer outfit, however the pleasure of the Igbo folks.
“so far as i’m involved, Rangers is not just a soccer membership but an establishment each Igbo man will have to be proud of. this is why i might continue to enhance the workforce and i’m satisfied the club just closing yr gained the Nigerian league trophy after being trophyless for 32 years,” Ejindu mentioned.