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Ogunbote: Hard work and self-belief is the tonic at Rangers - FCNaija

NPFL By: Ambrose Udeme | 12/02/2018

Ogunbote: The referee knows why we left Lafia empty handed - FCNaija

Enugu Rangers manager Gbenga Ogunbote has revealed the secret to his side's three-game unbeaten run in the wake of Sunday's Premier League win over El Kanemi Warriors.

Substitute, Kelvin Itoya’s late sublime strike was the difference in the match Day 8 NPFL encounter as Rangers ran away with all three points at to continue the club’ dominance over visiting El-Kanemi Warriors at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium in the past five seasons.

Speaking to the media after the encounter, Ogunbote who led Enyimba to a CAF Confederations Cup spot last term said: "It was a tough match and we thank God for the victory. It was a hard-earned victory.

"We expected it because when you play against your former team, you want to do everything to prove points but all the same, it was a very good game. I was too sure that I was going to win the game even when it was still barren going into the last ten minutes of the game.

"Hard work and self-belief have been the tonic been preached to the players going into more matches but I must stress that this is a team still in the making." Ogunbote told FCNaija.com in Enugu

Up next for the 2016 NPFL Champions is an away to current title holders Plateau United on Sunday, February 18 at the Jos International Stadium.
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