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President Cup: Sunday Megwo’s Lone Goal Sinks Sporting Supreme In Benin

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Lethal forward, Sunday Megwo, was the hero for Abia Warriros in the round of 32 of the Presidential Cup as his lone goal was Abia Warriors needed to qualify into the next round of the cup tournament.

Handful for Abia Warriors team, Megwo has continually stand out in the Coach Bethel Orji tutored side as he always come through with decisive goals and assist when needed most.

Delivering an exquisite assist to inspire Abia Warriros win over Rivers United in the League, gangling forward, Sunday Megwo, was handed another start as the team continue their quest for domestic cup glory.

NNL campaigners, Sporting Supreme were faced with an uphill task in their round of 32 tie haven been drawn to lock horns with Abia Warriros at the Samuel Ogbomudia Stadium Benin City.

An exciting and cagey first half ended in a barren draw as all efforts by the two sides to break the deadlock never came through..

On return for the second half, rampaging Abia Warriros marksman, Sunday Megwo, stepped to be counted following his overall input in the game.

A swift interchange of passes from the Pride of Umuahia ended with Ojonugwa Adejoh sending a delightful pass into the opponents vital area for Sunday Megwo to strike with precision and score his 5th goal in the President Federation Cup.

Sporting Supreme, competing in the second tier of Nigerian football, came all out in the closing stages of the match in search of an equalizer, but Abia Warriors defence quartet of captain Augustine Njoku, Prince Okorie, Collins Nwoburuoke and Aliyu Mohammed refused to bulge.

With this victory, Abia Warriors will now wait for the draws by the organizers to ascertain their next opponents.

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President Cup: Sunday Megwo’s Lone Goal Sinks Sporting Supreme In Benin

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Lethal forward, Sunday Megwo, was the hero for Abia Warriros in the round of 32 of the Presidential Cup as his lone goal was Abia Warriors needed to qualify into the next round of the cup tournament.

Handful for Abia Warriors team, Megwo has continually stand out in the Coach Bethel Orji tutored side as he always come through with decisive goals and assist when needed most.

Delivering an exquisite assist to inspire Abia Warriros win over Rivers United in the League, gangling forward, Sunday Megwo, was handed another start as the team continue their quest for domestic cup glory.

NNL campaigners, Sporting Supreme were faced with an uphill task in their round of 32 tie haven been drawn to lock horns with Abia Warriros at the Samuel Ogbomudia Stadium Benin City.

An exciting and cagey first half ended in a barren draw as all efforts by the two sides to break the deadlock never came through..

On return for the second half, rampaging Abia Warriros marksman, Sunday Megwo, stepped to be counted following his overall input in the game.

A swift interchange of passes from the Pride of Umuahia ended with Ojonugwa Adejoh sending a delightful pass into the opponents vital area for Sunday Megwo to strike with precision and score his 5th goal in the President Federation Cup.

Sporting Supreme, competing in the second tier of Nigerian football, came all out in the closing stages of the match in search of an equalizer, but Abia Warriors defence quartet of captain Augustine Njoku, Prince Okorie, Collins Nwoburuoke and Aliyu Mohammed refused to bulge.

With this victory, Abia Warriors will now wait for the draws by the organizers to ascertain their next opponents.

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NPFL Youth League: Naira Rains For Abia Warriros As CEO Banana Island Lounge & Grills Rewards Players

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Chief Executive Officer of popular Texas based Banana Island Grills and Lounge, Francis Chilaka, has rewarded Abia Warriors Under-17 monetarily for their gallant performance in the maiden edition of the Nigeria Professional Football League Youth played in Enugu State, for the South-East zone.

Speaking after the team last fixture against Rangers Under-17, Chilaka who doubles as a Board member of the Abia Warriros Football Club elougized the young Warriors for their spirited performance regardless coming together as a team in a short while.

“The boys showed character and prospects, am proud of their performance regardless not picking the South-East slot as the team wanted”

“Everyone at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium in Enugu applauded the youthful Abia Warriros for their exceptional cohesion in their style of play “

“Truely, a big future is before Abia Warriros as the boys will be graduated into the main team as the progress with their developmental process”

In conclusion, soft speaking Chilaka who promised the team a mouthwatering cash reward (N200,000) handed the cash to the team management as the team journey back to Umuahia.

Excitingly the football enthusiasts, Francis Chilaka, was in Enugu althrough the competition giving them financial and moral support.

Abia Warriros Under-17 failed to record a win in the (3) day event as they garned a draw following its (2-2) stalemate with Enyimba and a (0-0) draw against Rangers Under-17 .

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Exciting Opportunity: Enugu Rangers Launches Open Screening for Youth Teams!

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Rangers International F.C. Witnesses Impressive Turnout of Young Football Talents at Open Screening Event

Rangers International F.C. recently organized a remarkable open screening exercise to scout for exceptional young talents to join their U-13, U-15, and U-17 teams. Held at the picturesque Rangers Training Pitch, located in Liberty Estate, Independence Layout, Enugu, on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, the event attracted an astounding turnout of over two hundred aspiring football stars.

The screening session was graced by esteemed personalities, including Ejike Uzoenyi (MON), a renowned FIFA World Cup star, as well as former team captains Okey Odita and Chibuzor Madu. The legendary Coach John Edeh, along with Coach Basil Obeta and other dedicated personnel from the club’s management, also supervised the event.

Barrister Amobi Ezeaku, the elated G.M/CEO of Rangers, expressed his heartfelt congratulations to all the young footballers who participated in the exercise. He extended his gratitude to the supportive parents and guardians who encouraged their children to showcase their innate talents during the screening.

It was truly an exciting day filled with promising football prospects, and Rangers International F.C. eagerly looks forward to unveiling the exceptional talents that emerged from this exceptional event.

Ejike Uzoenyi, who supervised the open screening exercise on behalf of the coaching team, expressed his admiration for Rangers International F.C.’s forward-thinking approach. Drawing from his experiences playing football in numerous countries, Uzoenyi commended the club’s management for adopting a methodology commonly practiced worldwide. He was thrilled by the vast number of talented individuals identified during the session and expressed his optimism for discovering even more in the upcoming sessions.

Due to time constraints, some aspiring footballers were unable to be evaluated during the initial screening. To ensure fairness and provide opportunities for all, the exercise will resume on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, starting promptly at 10:00 A.M. This allows the remaining participants to showcase their skills and potentially be considered for the next phase, bringing them one step closer to becoming a part of the esteemed Rangers team.

The enthusiasm and passion displayed by all the participants have made this screening exercise an enjoyable and memorable event. Rangers International F.C. looks forward to continuing this exciting journey, uncovering exceptional talents, and ultimately welcoming new players into their esteemed ranks.

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