ENUGU – Rangers FC Technical Adviser John Obuh said he was delighted at his team’s 3-0 thrashing of Nembe City at the University of Nigeria Enugu Campus (UNEC) Stadium, Enugu.
“I am happy we were able to cancel out our goal deficit in the league. We now have plus two goals,’’ Obuh told newsmen shortly after the match, which was eventually concluded on Thursday morning.
The match was held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, abandoned on Wednesday in the 78th minute because of heavy rains with Rangers leading, 2-0.
The match was eventually concluded at University of Nigeria Enugu Campus (UNEC) Stadium because another activity had been scheduled at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.
According to Obuh, we are still looking forward to a better team than we have because we still have lots of work to be do.
“We are going to do the best against Dolphins of Port Harcourt, our next opponents. The players know the tasks ahead and we are able to make them to understand that they need to live up to the people’s expectation.
“Hopefully, we will go there and secure positive results against (Dolphins), the Garden City team,” he said.
The Technical Adviser to Nembe City, Gabriel Samuel said the result of the match was a setback for his team.
“The result is a big setback for my team. Surely, we will go back and work on the team’s lapses and try to cover up on the lost points as the league progresses.
“We have to work harder and step up our work rate.
“Beside we ought to avoid conceding many goals, it is still early so we have time to improve on our games and standing in the league,” Samuel said.
Goals from Meshack Chibuikem in the 58th minute and a brace from Christian Obiozor in the 58th and 90th minute gave Rangers the 3-0 victory over their visitors from Bayelsa. (NAN)