Enugu Rangers begin trophy parade

Source: http://pulse.ng/sports/football/enugu-rangers-npfl-champions-begin-trophy-parade-id5597708.html

Rangers lifted the title on Sunday, October 2 after beating El Kanemi 4-0 at their home of Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu.

After lifting the 2016 Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) trophy, Enugu Rangers are to kick off their trophy parade on Thursday, October 13.

The Flying Antelopes needed only a point to win the league but tore their opponents apart to kick-off a slew of celebratory events in Enugu.

Officials of the club told Pulse Sports that the parade around the city of Enugu.

Enugu Rangers

According to sources, the parade will start at the State House and end at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.

For the title win, a proposal has been sent to the Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to reward the players with lands.

Speaking in an interview, the Enugu State Sports CommissionerCharles Ndukwe said land rewards are much better than cash and cars.

“Even if the person decides to sell it tomorrow, he gets a lot of money but you know we need to teach them financial discipline,” Ndukwe, told Complete Sports.

  “But if the governor decides to give them cash, fine and good. You know he has a large heart and whatever he’s going to give these boys he’ll bring to the exco where it will be discussed before execution.

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