Rangers International F.C are expected to resume training on April 21 ahead of the second stanza of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
The management of the former league Champions approved a one week break for players of the club with effect from Tuesday, April 13-20, 2021.
Addressing the players at the club’ ultra-modern players’ camp, Nkponkiti road, Independence Layout, Enugu, Tuesday, G.M/CEO of the side, Prince Owumi Davidson, charged the players to be professional in all their conducts during the break stressing that the period was for each player to relax, refresh and refocus their minds for the task ahead in the second round of the 2020/21 NPFL season.
“This break is coming at the instance of the technical crew led by coach Salisu Yusuf as we now have a date for the start of the second round and I charge you all to be true professionals in this break period. I believe it is a period for you to take your mind off anything football. Just relax, refresh and refocus your minds on what you will do for us to achieve our set target in the second round of the league,” stated the astute football management guru while addressing the players.
Also speaking, technical adviser, Coach Salisu Yusuf advised the players to maintain the level of fitness they have attained while on break warning that there will be penalties for any player that acts unprofessionally during the period.
“I know the level we are leaving you people and I expect to see it on your return in a week’s time. Please, be professional in all your conducts as there will be penalties for any reported unprofessional conduct during the break,” stated the vastly experienced gaffer.
The players are expected back in Enugu on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 with training sessions commencing Wednesday, April 21, 2021.
The ‘Flying Antelopes’ are currently placed 4th on the twenty team log with 30 points from 18 matches played as the rescheduled match day 19 fixture with oriental neighbors, Enyimba International F.C is yet to get a date from organizers of the league, L.M.C.