Rangers will be without three Eagles invitees led by Emeka Eze for the pre-season Super 4 tournament, which begins on Wednesday.
The others are Chinedu Sunday and Solomon Jabason, who have also been called up by the full international team.
Eze, for one, is nursing an ankle injury he suffered while training with the Eagles recently, while Jabason has Malaria.
Former Shooting Stars Club goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel is also ruled out after a back injury he picked up in training with Ã¢â‚¬ËœThe Flying AntelopesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ last week.
Rangers have included several new signings for the four-team competition. They include ex-Gombe United goalkeeper Sanusi Sani, Adamu Mohammed and Uche Oguchi from Dolphins, Pape Sane from Sharks and Emmanue, Ahinze from Ocean Boys.
The last seasonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s runners-up departed Enugu for Kano on Monday.