From George Aluo, Houston
All is now set for the annual convention of ex-Rangers international of Enugu which holds lately in Houston, united states.
It used to be a full home of who’s who in the ex-Rangers family closing night at comfort Suites, Stafford, Houston as former avid gamers of the Flying Antelopes and their chums arrived from different elements of the U.S..
Chairman of the body, Stone Igwebuike was on cloud 9 last night time in advance of the adventure moments after coming back from his base in Washington.
Igwebuike on arrival at the venue advised daily Sunsports that every one is set for the annual reunion that would start with a novelty soccer suit.
In his words: “we’re set for the conference. we have a whole bunch of our participants in Houston. The likes of Sam Onyeaka, Ikechukwu Ofoje, Macbeth Chiaka, Nnamdi Anyafo are all on ground. Ex internationals like Segun Odegbami, Samson Siasia and Omoni Dafe who played for insurance are all right here. For us, it is fun and this yr’s event is exclusive as a result of that is exactly 40 years that Rangers conquered Africa. some of us who carried out that historical feat are thanking God we are alive these days. We want to give kudos to our client, Benson Ejindu for his improve,” Igwebuike stated.
in the meantime the former Rangers avid gamers have called on the government to prevent the culture of neglecting the nation’s wearing heroes. The ex-Rangers image maker, Emmanuel Merenini pointed out that with a greater welfare bundle, Kelechi Emeteole who died just lately would most probably have survived.
“you’ll discover the way in which Emeteole passed on after a fight with throat most cancers. He (Kelechi) died without government doing something to avoid wasting him. This was a man that no longer handiest performed for Rangers but additionally laced boots for the us of a. He went ahead to educate the Eagles and yet when he needed the usa, the government was not there for him. this is unhappy. the federal government again house should have a just right welfare bundle for sportsmen that have served the united states. that is the best approach to encourage the youths to serve the country,” Merenini said.