Heartland FC is set to continue their rich vein of form against Enugu Rangers on Sunday 28th February 2021 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium on Match Day 13 of the Nigeria Professional Football League tie.
The Naze Millionaires are bent on extending her 5 match unbeaten run when they take on another Oriental side ‘Flying Antelopes’ in their third, derby of the seaon. They gunned down Enyimba 2-0 at home before a share of the spoils against FC ifeanyi Ubah at the same venue and will hope to consolidate at the Cathedral. In contrast, Rangers are comfortably seated 5th on the log, having picked up 20 points from a possible 36 thereby managing 6 wins, 2 draws and 4 defeat.
Heartland FC would be relying on the tactical Ultra competence of coach Fidelis ilechukwu who is gradually implementing his scientific style of football to his Scientific Boys.
Heartland Attacking Midfielder Chukwudi Nwodu concedes that Rangers are no pushovers, because of their pedigree in the league but believes that all is in place for a positive result; “Rangers is a very big team in the NPFL, and a very good side, so, we have worked hard and we have been working for the game and we hope to get a result there.”
Meanwhile, Nwodu attributes their unbeaten run to God, Coaches and Management encouragement ;
“Yes!, Its five games unbeaten and all thanks to God Almighty, because it can only be him, number one secret is God, because we put God first in everything we do, with hard work and encouragement from our Coaches and Management we have been waxing strong and hope to continue this way.”
In line with the PTF taskforce On COVID 19, these match Is played behind closed doors and fans are expected to support their team from the comfort of their home through NPFL.TV app
LAST FIVE Meetings
HEA 2-1 ENU Jan 5, 2020
ENU 1-0 HEA Jun 10, 2018
HEA 0-1 ENU Jan 21, 2018
HEA 1-2 ENU Jun 5, 2016
ENU 0-0 HEA May 20, 2016