NPFL23: Kalu Nweke Excited With Victory Over Shooting Stars, Seek More Support From Rangers Fans

Rangers International’s of Enugu midfielder, Kalu Nweke have called for more support from the fans of the club.

He made the plea after the Flying Antelopes in a match day 16 fixture of the Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL, recorded a 2-0 victory against visiting Shooting Stars of Ibadan at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium (The Cathedral), Enugu on Thursday.

Despite netting the first goal for the home side, Nweke, who said he was excited about the result, thanked the club fans for turning out in mass to support the colors of Rangers.

“I fell so excited, I feel so great, not just for the goal I scored but for the team, getting all the three point, that’s what matters, especially here in Enugu, at the Cathedral.

“It’s a thing of joy to have a massive crowd to support us, and for us, winning and giving them the joy to go home with, is a privilege” Nweke said.

The former Abia warriors Captain who joined Rangers at the beginning of the season, said, the fans should not stop believing in the team, admitting that, the players, coach and management of the club will always put smiles on their faces.

“I want to appreciate the fans, I also want to thank them for supporting us.

“What ever they are doing this festive period, they should always turn up to the stadium and support us, we promise to keep doing our best to make sure they will go home with joy”, He added.

In a game that marked the return of Rangers International’s to the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium after more that two seasons playing their home games away from home, Kalu Nweke, with a stunning header, opened the scoring for the Flying Antelopes in the 27min of the encounter against the “Oluyole Warriors” before substitute, Okorie Chiedozie in the 90min sealed the victory for the Enugu based side with a curling shot.

Rangers will next face Bendel Insurance of Benin away in their match Day 17 encounter.

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