The Flying Antelopes defeated Doma United 2-1 in their matchday one encounter at the Awka City Stadium on Saturday.
Kalu Nweke and Austin Onyemaechi scored for Rangers in the game.
The hosts missed a number of chances that would have make the scoreline more emphatic.
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Ilechwukwu stated that his side need to work on their conversion ratio in subsequent games.
It was a good match, a great result that could have been better if we had converted most of the chances we created, Ilechukwu told the clubs official website.
Missing those opportunities makes me sad on one side but with the three points in the kitty, I am happy for a winning start.
We now have to work more on our conversion ratio going forward. Doma United gave us a good fight and will be a difficult customer in the league.
The former champions will take on Remo Stars in their next league game in Ikenne on Sunday.
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