Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Imo Chapter has hailed the composition of a new Heartland FC management team and the appointment of one her members, Cosmos Chukwuemeka of Darling FM who is the association’s Assistant Secretary as the club’s new Media Officer.
The Imo State Government recently inaugurated the interim Heartland Management Board and the board in turn has approved the reconstitution of a new management team that will run the day to day activities of the club along with the General Manager, Ifeanyi Chukwudi.
In a press statement issued by Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Imo State Chapter and endorsed by its Chairman, Everest Ezihe and Secretary, Tunde Liadi the association thumbed up club’s decision to beef up the management team for efficient and effective administration of the club.
SWAN Imo also praised Cosmos Chukwuemeka for his doggedness and fearless attributes as a Sports Journalists and advised him to use his wealth of experience in positively repositioning of the pride of the Eastern Heartland State.
SWAN Imo admonished Heartland FC to get down to work and ensure that the Naze Millionaires have a team that can compete favourably with other Nigeria Professional Football League teams with the December 6 date fixed by the League Management Company (LMC) as the kick off date for the commencement of the 2020/21 NPFL season close by.
SWAN Imo expressed worry at the inability of the state darling team to participate in quality tune up matches including pre-season tournaments that have been held stressing that it would be unfair for the club to unnecessarily raise the adrenalin of the fans without showing adequate intent to compete.
The bonafide Sports Writers Association in the State called on Imo Government to make available every necessary logistics that Heartland FC will be requiring including funds to enable the Naze Millionaires prosecute the forthcoming league season without hiccups.