Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Nigeria

Ezeji joins Rangers



Legendary Nigeria striker, Victor Ezeji has joined Enugu Rangers ahead of the 2012/13 season.

The prolific forward joins the Flying Antelopes from his home town club, Sharks.

Following the completion of the move for an undisclosed fee, Ezeji thus puts to bed, rumours about his future which has been an issue of great debate following the conclusion of the 2011/12 Nigeria Premier League (NPL) season.

"Everyone who follows Nigerian football knows what Enugu Rangers represents in Nigerian football. This is a traditional club and the fact that they are playing in next season’s Caf Champions League was an important factor in me making a decision on this,” Ezeji exclusively told supersport.com.

The veteran attacker then took the time to outline his objectives at his new club.

“Rangers were pipped at the post as regards the NPL title last season. I want to see that I help the club win the title this season.

“The Champions League title is also important to the club and having played with three different clubs (Enyimba, Dolphins and Club Africain of Tunisia) in the competition, I believe I have the experience to help my teammates achieve good things on the competition this season.

“I am happy to join Rangers and I will give my best as always to help the club win things this season,” he said.

Ezeji scored six goals in 22 appearances for Sharks last season.

Profile

Full Name: Victor Okemka Ezeji

Date of Birth: 09/06/81

Position: Forward, Winger

International Caps: 6

International debut v Angola: August 2002 Afcon qualifiers 0-0

Education: B. Sc Accounting (University of Port Harcourt)

League debut v Jasper United (1996)

World University Games, Palma, Mallorca, Spain (1999)

Clubs: Sharks, Eagle Cement (now Dolphins), Enyimba, Dolphins, Club Africain

Awards/Honours

Joint-top scorer with Ghanaian striker, Joetex Frimpong with 16 goals

NPL: Eagle Cement (defunct Professional League 1997), Enyimba 2003, Dolphins (2004)

Caf Champions League Winner, 2003: (Enyimba)

Runner-up Caf Confederation Cup, 2005: (Dolphins)

Coca-Cola FA Cup (now Federation Cup): 2004, 2006, 2007 (Dolphins)

Coca-Cola FA Cup Most Valuable Player (MVP) 2004, 2006 (Dolphins)

Coca-Cola FA Cup Highest Goal Scorer Award 2006 (Dolphins 9 goals)

Federation Cup silver: 2009 (Sharks)

Most outstanding player in the Nigeria Premier League (2009)

Wafu Cup (Club): Gold/Cup, 2010 (Sharks)

Wafu Cup: Silver, 2011 (Nigeria)

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R161.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
Mitre Monde Soccer Ball - White
Voted as one of the UK's favourite match balls
R219.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Latest Video Highlights

Sports Talk



Calvin Emeka Onwuka
United did well against Chelsea
To a lot of people the celebrations that greeted Robin van Persie’s equaliser “represented how low...

Sunday Oliseh
El Clasico gave a glimpse of the future
Real Madrid were deserving winners of the El Clasico at the weekend. A closer look seems to reveal...

John Dykes
United’s Felli-good factor
He was on their books for 10 years as a player, won everything with them and even coached them last...

Emeka Enyadike
Conversations with Senzo
I woke up this morning to the rude shock of the senseless shooting of Senzo Meyiwa and I still...

Carol Radull
Let the chickens hatch K'ogalo
Last year was an exception but I think “it is written” that the Tusker Premier League must go down...

Arjun Vidyarthi
Listen to the fans Rodgers
While in the UK I decided to do what every Liverpool fan would try and do - catch a game.