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Heartland Officially Gain Promotion To NPFL

. Heartland players in celebration mood

Heartland Football Club of Owerri have officially gained promotion back to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after beating First Bank of Lagos 1-0 at the Agege Stadium, in Lagos with just one year after they were relegated to the Nigerian National League (NNL) at the end of last season.

Okoro Ndukwe scored the only goal in the 36th minute to give The Naze millionaires much deserved victory as they  emerged champions of their conference of the NNL.

With just one game to play this season, Heartland are on top of the Southern Conference log with 60 points from 31 games, Bayelsa United are placed second with 55 points after beating Papilo FC 1-0 on Wednesday.

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