Enugu Rangers NPFL reigning champions arrive Cairo ahead of Zamalek clash

Players and officials of Rangers arrived Cairo in the early hours of Friday, March 10 after departing the previous day.

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Reigning champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Enugu Rangers have arrived Cairo ahead of their CAF Champions League clash against Zamalek of Egypt.

Rangers will be taking on Zamalek on Sunday, March 12 in the first leg of the Round of 32 tie.

NPFL reigning champions arrive Cairo ahead of Zamalek clash play Enugu Rangers arrive Cairo ahead of Zamalek clash (Twitter/Enugu Rangers)

 

Players and officials of Rangers arrived Cairo in the early hours of Friday, March 10 after departing the previous day.

 

"The team arrived Cairo this morning; the players and technical crew have arrived in Egypt in high spirits ahead of their @CAF_Online Champions League encounter with @ZSCOfficial,” the club announced on their official Twitter handle.

To progress to the Round of 32, Enugu Rangers beat JS Saoura of Algeria with the away goal rule. The Nigerian club drew 1-1 away before a goalless draw at home.

NPFL reigning champions arrive Cairo ahead of Zamalek clash play Enugu Rangers arrive Cairo ahead of Zamalek clash (Twitter/Enugu Rangers)

 

Ahead of the game, coach of the Flying Eagles of Nigeria, Emmanuel Amuneke warned Rangers not to play under pressure.

Amuneke who played for Zamalek between 1991-1994 says Rangers must ignore the pressure from the home fans and focus on their game.

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