Super Eagles Striker Returns to Enugu Rangers

19 Feb 2013

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Super Eagles striker Ejike Uzoenyi


Super Eagles striker Ejike Uzoenyi has returned to his Enugu Rangers club after winning the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations for Nigeria, and trained alone on Monday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium.

Uzoenyi featured in one game at the just concluded AFCON, coming as a substituted for Brown Ideye in the semifinal game against Mali, where Nigeria won the tie 4-1, reports

CAF Champions League

Rangers had excluded the player from the squad that was to play Sporting Principe in the preliminary first leg game of the CAF Champions League so as to allow him rest well.

Though Rangers walked over the Sao Tome and Principe side following their inability to turn up for the game, Uzoenyi have now rejoined his side, and available for selection.

“Super Eagles winger Ejike Uzoenyi is back in Enugu, and has resumed training,” Rangers confirmed on their official twitter handle.


The second leg of the CAF Champions League will come up in two weeks’ time, and Rangers is expecting CAF to decide if the game will be played.

The Flying Antelopes face a tough tie in the opening game of the Nigeria Professional Football League, with oriental rival Enyimba their opponent on March 9.

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