The Enugu State Executive Council has approved N33.8 million for Rangers International FC to spur the club to excel in the 2016 Federation Cup campaign.
Addressing newsmen on Friday in Enugu, the state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr Godwin Udeuhele, said the gesture was to support the excellent performance of the Flying Antelopes.
The commissioner said the State Government was keen to give necessary support to the team to do well in the current season.
“The Enugu State Executive Council has graciously approved N33. 81 million as additional funding to enable Rangers International FC prosecute the 2016 Federation Cup,” he said.
Udeuhele said the council also approved the payment of additional N28 million for the clearance of the remaining 28 players for the club.
“We want the club to remain on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table and will do anything to give them that sense of belonging,” he said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Rangers are currently topping the NPFL table with 31 points from 17 matches.