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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Heartland ended the last season 18th on the log with 44 points from the 36 matches and will be struggling in the Nigeria National League to regain promotion to the NPFL

The list, which was signed by the club Chairman, Hon Goodfaith Chibuzo Etuemena, saw Nkwopara moved up as Secretary cum Media Manager, while Oparaku retained his position as Team Manager

Ozuruigbo, who was recently appointed to supervise the club by Governor Rochas Okorocha, said the new management’s mandate was to return the club to premier league in 2017/2018 season

The LMC also recommended to the Imo State Football Association and the Nigeria Football Federation to reconsider the role of the ISFA Security Committee Chairman, Teddy Isiadinso, who also serves as a Match Commissioner for the NFF

In a game characterised by intense rivalry and battle in the middle of the park, Fortune Omoniwari lined up against what would partly be described as his former side, following the merger of Sharks and Dolphins FC at beginning of the season

In the letter signed by the General Manager, Oscar Keke, the club pleaded for a reduction of the fine, adding: “Heartland is not known for crowd trouble even in the face of negative results. The incident under reference must be viewed as an aberration in the light of which we are appealing for a substantial reduction in the fine

Heartland FC defeated Kwara United 3-1 in Ilorin but have lost consecutive home games against kinsmen Abia Warriors and Sunshine Stars. They have to redeem themselves, and this makes today’s clash in Enugu one oriental war to treasure