Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Imo Chapter, has lauded the composition of Heartland FC management team and appointment of its member, Cosmos Chukwuemeka, as the club’s media officer.
The News Agency of Nigeria ( reports that Chukwuemeka, the Assistant Secretary of Imo SWAN, is a sports presenter with Darling FM, a radio station, in Owerri.
In a press statement jointly signed by its Chairman, Mr Everest Ezihe, and Secretary, Tunde Liadi, Imo SWAN commended the club’s decision to beef up the management team for greater efficiency.
It also praised Chukwuemeka for contributions as a sports journalist, and advised him to bring his wealth of experience to bear on the club.
The group urged Heartland FC to work hard to move the club forward and ensure that the club would compete favourably in the Nigeria Professional Football League to resume on Dec. 6.
Imo SWAN, however, expressed worry at the inability of the team to participate in quality tune-up matches including pre-season tournaments.
It called on Imo Government to provide adequate funds for Heartland FC to do well in the forthcoming league season.
Edited By: Kevin Okunzuwa/Ijeoma Popoola