FIFA President congratulates Nigerian champions Rangers FC


FIFA President Gianni Infantino has despatched a congratulatory message to Rangers FC of Enugu for his or her success within the Nigeria Premier Soccer League (NPFL).

Rangers Worldwide secured the 2023–24 NPFL title with one sport to spare after defeating Bendel Insurance coverage 2-0 of their last dwelling sport of the season on the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, adopted by a 2-1 away victory towards Gombe United.

Infantino, who has been main the World Soccer Physique since 2016, took to his Instagram story to congratulate the Flying Antelopes, writing, “Congratulations Rangers Worldwide FC on being topped 2023-24 champions of Nigeria,” whereas resharing an official picture of Rangers.

Rangers clinched their eighth league title, their first since 2016, in a dramatic match-day 37 that noticed their rivals falter. Key defeats for Remo Stars and Enyimba towards Sunshine Stars and Sporting Lagos, respectively, performed a vital position in sealing the championship for Rangers.

Beneath the steering of Fidelis Ilechukwu, Rangers took an assertive strategy of their match towards Bendel Insurance coverage. Kenechukwu Agu opened the scoring within the thirty third minute, setting the tone for the remainder of the sport, with Chidiebere Nwobodo extending their lead within the sixty fifth minute.

Following their NPFL triumph, Rangers will symbolize Nigeria within the forthcoming CAF Champions League, the place they purpose to realize continental success and presumably a spot within the new FIFA Membership World Cup, powered by Infantino’s regime.

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