Enugu Rangers’ Amobi Ezeaku hails fans turnout at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium
Enugu Rangers’ team manager, Barr. Amobi Ezeaku has expressed his happiness following the turnout of fans in their game against Heartland.
The Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium was filled to capacity as the Naze Millionaires played a 0-0 draw against the Flying Antelopes on Friday night and the administrator revealed what the management did right to bring fans in.
“Our Stadium was filled to capacity and the edifice sits about 25,000. Gate fee was set at N200, N400 and N1000 for VIP stand and sincerely the turnout was encouraging,” Amobi told Goal.
“It didn’t just happen, we had to do a lot of publicity through radio, TV , flyers, banners and we did a city tour via an open van just to let our fans know that we, Enugu Rangers are playing at home.
“Our marketing department had to sit up and you know we are playing an attractive kind of football so our fans want to see us live.
“The massive turnout was amazing considering that the interest, trust and believe on the part of the fans has grown and it’s still growing.
“It’s a culture that we are trying re-ignite and gradually the fans are loving every bit of it. Very soon our merchandise will flood the market. Plans on to make it available to the fans.”