Nigeria Professional Football League club, Enugu Rangers have dropped 23 players and retained 22 after their 2018/19 campaign.
General Manager of Rangers, Davidson Owumi confirmed on Monday that 22 players were retained and have equally been contacted while still on a two week break.
“Yes, we have started preparations for the coming season as we have made contacts with the players needed to help us achieve our target both on the continent and domestic scenes,” Owumi said.
“Only 22 of the players that featured for us in the concluded season will be privileged to wear the club’s jersey in the coming season.
“Most of them have been reached and negotiations already concluded. Those reached will be known as soon as they return from the break.”
The Rangers boss added that the club have held successful transfer talks with new players with whom they intend to bolster the squad.
“I can also confirm that we have had successful discussions with some players that we hope will add some strength to the team as our targets on the continent and domestic scene remain intact.”
Rangers ended the 2018/2019 NPFL abridged season on third position at the end of the championship play-offs to seal a ticket to the 2019/2020 CAF Confederation Cup campaign.