By Sab Osuji:
Newly contracted Heartland of Owerri Technical Adviser, Emmanuel Deutsch Friday took delivery of a brand new Sienna car as his official car, completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Despite dissenting voices from the other faction at the club, the Cameroonian gaffer also was handed a 3-bedroom apartment to serve as his official residence, the first time ever any coach of the club was given such welfare package.
The hand-over ceremony was performed at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Friday by the Supervisor of the club, Hon. Ugonna Ozuruigbo, who is also the Deputy Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly.
"I am very happy; words cannot express how I really feel right now,” Deutsch was quoted by Solomon Onu, an official of the club as saying on receiving the keys to the car and house.
“The government has done their part. I promise to give my best and do all within my capability and with the support of the players, my technical crew and the management, to take Heartland back to where the club truly belong," Onu quoted the Cameroonian gaffer in a statement made available to Completesportsnigeria.com on Friday.
Coach Deutsch who is making his second stint at Heartland further announced that the Naze Millionaires will regroup on Tuesday, November 29, ahead preparation for the coming Nigeria National League, NNL season.
He added: “The players are expected to report at Dan Anyiam Stadium at 7am on Tuesday, November 29.” .