Enugu Rangers ’ Ifeanyi Egwim has expressed his happiness at his return to football again after staying out of competitive action for over two years due to injury.
Egwim, one of the important players of the Flying Antelopes in their 2016 league title win fractured both legs on the final day of 2016 NPFL season on October 2nd, 2016 in his club’s 4-0 home win over El Kanemi Warriors after a clash with the Borno Army then goalkeeper, Kazeem Yekeen.
The Imo state born striker who had a five-minute substitute appearance in Rangers’ 2-1 away over Kwara United in Ilorin thanked the management of the club and government of Enugu State Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, who stood by him while the injury lasted.
“Sincerely, I am a very happy person today (Wednesday) as I started playing competitive football again for my club, Rangers and capping the appearance with our first away win of the season,” Egwin told the club media.
“I really thank God who made it all possible just as I won’t fail to express my thanks to the governor of Enugu state, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his show of love and care since I broke my leg.
“I can’t forget to thank Nigeria football followers for their prayers and show of love during my trial period. It can only get better as I hope to contribute my quota towards achieving the target of the team this season.”