Book on Rangers set to launch April 30
‘The New Dawn’, a book on Rangers International Football Club is set to hit the book stands with April 30 set for its official launch.
The 177-page book was written by Comrade Basil Ojengwa and it chronicles the exploits of the Coal City Flying Antelopes under the regime of His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as governor of Enugu State.
This much was made public at a media parley by the organizing committee for the book launch led by Prince Davidson Owumi.
The chairman of the committee stated that after a very long time of anything put together in book form regarding the exploits of the most successful football club in the country and to a very large extent, the continent, it was apt to see a concise collection of details put in book form in the name of Rangers and the man behind the resurgence after over three decades, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the governor of Enugu state.
“We are here to talk about the new book on Rangers, ‘The New Dawn’ that will be launched on April 30, 2021.
“It’s all about the club, Rangers. It’s all about the sterling achievements of H.E, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the governor of Enugu state with Rangers in his two term as the number one citizen of the state.
“It’s all about getting the public to be in the know of this ground breaking event that is like no other,” Owumi said.
In his submission, author of the five chapters’ book, Ojengwa, said that he was motivated to document the exploits of the club after the 2016 NPFL league triumph of Rangers after over three decades of near-misses stressing.
“History won’t forgive me if nothing is put down in book form to capture what the feeling was during the ground breaking victory of 2016 in the Nigerian top flight and the 2018 Aiteo cup win in Asaba under the leadership of the governor of Enugu state, H.E, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
“This book is what I call a compendium of achievements by the club and the government of the day. It is a book I will encourage every sports lover to get and keep.”
“This is a book that has been well written with facts, figures and images to help in increasing the fan base of the club.
“The book carefully links the past to the present with a positive view into the future”, Barrister Ferdinand Ugwuarua, Rangers Administrative Secretary said.