The newly appointed chairman of Heartland football club of owerri, Chibuzor Faith Etuemena has commenced subtle moves towards ensuring that the Naze Millionaires were not relegated to the second tier league at the close of the current season, completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Etuemena was until his latest appointment, the London Coordinator of the club.
He was named on Monday as replacement for former chairman and Deputy Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Hon. Ugonna Ozuruigbo.
He later held a meeting with the team where he tried to acquaint himself with the problems of the club.
Compleesportsnigeria.comgathered that principal among the players demand was payment of their outstanding salary an other contractual obligations, pointing out that motivation was important in their race against the dreaded relegation.
"Again, there are so many enemies working against the club especial the Abuja factor.
"Once these are effectively handled, we can assure you that we will do our best to ensure the club is not relegated", the players demanded.
The new boss assured the players he has come with positives and that Imo State Government under Governor Rochas Okorocha was committed to their welfare.
Completesportsnigeria.comfurther scooped that former Team Manager of the club, Promise Nwachukwu is on the way bac to the club as the new boss gets set to ring changes in the management cadre of the club.