Enugu Rangers sign five-year tickets deal with local firm
As part of measures to ensure prudent management of resources, as well as enhance their financial base, Nigeria’s league champions, Enugu Rangers have signed a five-year contract deal with a private firm, Global Lottery Nigeria Limited, to handle sale of tickets during her international and local matches.
Speaking at the contract signing ceremony on Monday in Enugu, the club’s General Manager, Christian Chukwu expressed happiness with the development, saying it was “a groundbreaking deal that would enhance our financial base”
He added that the involvement of the private sector in the development of football in the country was a welcome development. Chukwu said: “I want to express my joy over what has happened today because this is a deal that will bring fresh air to Rangers. This is the kind of thing we have been preaching over the years, and I am very happy that my club has been able to go through this process of embracing the private sector to help in the growth of the club.”
He commended Global Lottery Nigeria for choosing to work with Rangers, saying, “I thank our partners for making this deal a reality. I do hope that this is the beginning of so many things to happen between us.”
Earlier, the Chief Executive Officer, (CEO) Global Lottery Nigeria Limited, Innocent Dura had thanked the Enugu State government and Rangers management for giving his company the chance to work with them.
According to him: “This is one special moment I will continue to cherish because of Rangers’ attachment to the progress of the Igbo race.
“I think it’s time we bring back those days when everyone will want to be involved in Rangers. We want to take the game back to the people because the people (fans) have a special place in the progress of the club.”
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