Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Nigeria

Heartland task Okorocha



Super Four winners, Heartland have said the side want solid financial support from their financiers, the Imo State government.

Heartland edged fellow continental campaigners to emerge winners of the NPL pre-season Super Four tournament in Kano at the weekend amassing seven points from three matches.

The side arrived at their base, Owerri from Kano on Monday to the warm embrace of appreciating supporters and government personnel.

Heartland defensive midfielder, Julius Ubido said his side's victory at the Super Four tournament provides a convincing reason for the government to strengthen their financial support for the team.

"This is the occasion we need government support more as we've been confirmed the best of the continental teams in the land.

"It's a big honour to the state and they need to reciprocate the gesture by coming to our financial needs.

"We'll go places if well motivated. Our salary comes as at when due but the government needs to ease the hitches delaying the payment of our signing-on fees.

"I believe we can bring the Caf Confederation Cup title to Owerri with the high spirit among my teammates and the quality of players, too.

"The governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has done reasonably well for us but we still want his financial shoulder around us so that we'll continue to win laurels for the state," said the Nigerian midfielder to supersport.com.

Aside winning the Federation Cup title back-to-back in 2012 and the Super Four title, the Naze Millionaires also added the Charity Cup shield to their rapidly expanding silverware collection.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R161.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
Mitre Monde Soccer Ball - White
Voted as one of the UK's favourite match balls
R219.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Latest Video Highlights

Sports Talk



Calvin Emeka Onwuka
United did well against Chelsea
To a lot of people the celebrations that greeted Robin van Persie’s equaliser “represented how low...

Sunday Oliseh
El Clasico gave a glimpse of the future
Real Madrid were deserving winners of the El Clasico at the weekend. A closer look seems to reveal...

John Dykes
United’s Felli-good factor
He was on their books for 10 years as a player, won everything with them and even coached them last...

Emeka Enyadike
Conversations with Senzo
I woke up this morning to the rude shock of the senseless shooting of Senzo Meyiwa and I still...

Carol Radull
Let the chickens hatch K'ogalo
Last year was an exception but I think “it is written” that the Tusker Premier League must go down...

Arjun Vidyarthi
Listen to the fans Rodgers
While in the UK I decided to do what every Liverpool fan would try and do - catch a game.