Rangers Players Die In Fatal Accident
By Niyi Busari
Two Rangers International players, Ifeanyi George and his friend and a Feeder team player, Ibraheem died immediately after involving a fatal accident on their way home, BSNSports.com.ng can report.
Following pandemic of Coronavirus and order from the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Nigeria Football Federation halting all sports and football activities in the country, Rangers International of Enugu gave all their player ten-day break and the players left the camp this morning.
In a statement by the Enugu based club, the former Nigeria Professional Football League champions expressed sadness over the incident and have sent management of the club to the scene to ascertain what really happened. The statement reads;
“The management of Rangers International F.C sadly reports the involvement of some of our players in a fatal accident while traveling for the ten-days break given few days back.
According to scetchy information available to the management, our attacking sensation, Ifeanyi George who was in his vehicle driven by his friend including a B team player, had the vehicle smashed into a parked articulated vehicle along Onitsha-Agbor-Benin road, Sunday morning.
“General Manager of the side, Prince Davidson Owumi said, ‘We just heard this disturbing news this morning and what we hear is not palatable. I await information from my officials that are already on their way to the spot where the accident was said to have taken place. We call for prayers in this hour of pains.”
Recall that management on Friday, March 20, 2020, approved a ten-days break for the team because of the suspension of all football activities by NFF.”