Heartland’s Fidelis Ilechukwu has assured that the Naze Millionaires will be ready for the start of the Nigeria Professional football league which kicks off on September 22.
The League Management Company (LMC) on Monday night released the timetable for the sequence of activities
for the 2019-2020 NPFL season and, the newly appointed gaffer of the Owerri side noted that work has
begun in earnest to ensure that Heartland is ready for the commencement of the season.
He said he knows that he has a lot to do to put the team in shape and that he has mapped out strategies to
ensure that Heartland does not struggle in the coming season.
“I do not have any problem with the date that has been suggested by the LMC for the start of the league
season,” Ilechukwu toldSportingLife.
“It is a blessing for us that we now know when the season will start and what to do with our time. We are
working on ensuring that we have a well-prepared team for the season. It is our mission that we do not
want Heartland to struggle in the coming season.
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“We are about having our programme for the preseason approved by the club top officials. We hope to hit the ground running almost after this. We do not have much time to waste