Warri Wolves said Rangers have violated an agreement.
The unending drama around the transfer of two Super Eagles players, Chigozie Agbim and Sunday Mba, continued on Tuesday as the management of Warri Wolves said it was giving a two-week ultimatum to Enugu Rangers to pay the agreed N8m transfer fee on goalkeeper Agbim; or the home based Super Eagles captain will be recalled to Warri.
The Management of Wolves, through a press statement, stated their displeasure at the ‘unprofessional’ attitude of Rangers whom they accused of promising to fulfill the payment for Agbim by May 15.
“We have waited patiently for Rangers since on the 15th of May that they promised and not even a word has come from them.
“This is unbecoming of a Club of that status. We gave the player to them after promising us and we did not want to jeopardize their chances in the Continental assignment but they have refused to keep to their part,” Wolves said in statement on Tuesday.
The statement also noted that the Secretary of Warri Wolves, Lawrence Omowho, has written to Rangers reminding them of their pledge; but they have not responded.
Wolves maintained that Agbim is theirs hence they have the right to do anything with him.
On the issue of Sunday Mba, Wolves spokesman, Moses Etu, said Wolves only gave Mba to Rangers for the continental assignment and are waiting for a good offer from any interested club for the player who scored the goal that won Nigeria the Nations Cup.
“This clarification is necessary as a result of stories making the rounds that we have sold him (Mba) to Rangers.
“We want to clarify the issue of Sunday Mba and make it clear that we have not agreed on any fee with any club, albeit to say that we are waiting for the right offer and as soon as anything concrete comes, we will inform the public accordingly,” Etu stated.
Both Mba and Agbim are currently away in Germany with the Super Eagles as the national team is getting set for the busy June schedule.