Former Arsenal and Nigeria football Legend Nwankwo Kanu, popularly known as Papilo who was last week appointed by Governor Ihedioha of Imo State as his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Sports has come out to the tell the players, supporters and management team of the State’s sponsored football outfit; Heartland of Owerri that the Governor is ready to take the club to the greatest heights both locally and continentally.

He said this when he paid an unscheduled visit to the Okigwe training camp of Heartland.

The Lanky goal poacher said that “the governor’s genuine desire to rebuild Imo also includes the sports sector. Sports will be reinvigorated in the state so as to return its glorious days.

The former Iwuanyanwu National man who played alongside the current manager of Heartland Mobi Okparaku further advised the players on the commitment that can help them improve the team’s aspiration as well as making them successful players individually.

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