NPFL: Heartland Coach Explains Why They Lost To Rivers United
By Sampson Adedeji
After suffering a 3-1 loss to Rivers United in the match day 5 of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Coach of Heartland FC, Christian Obi has opened up on the reason they lost the game, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
The Naze Millionaires started the season on a shaky note losing the opening matches but bounced back in the week 4 game and thrashed Enyimba International 2-0.
After Rivers United scored the second goal in the second half Heartland continue to knock the door and were able to reduce the deficit through Samuel Noshiri.
The coach said they were optimistic going into the game but they lost concentration towards the end of the match.
“Every coach will be optimistic for victory, so we didn’t bargain but it cam, well I will attribute it to lack of concentrations towards the dying minute of the game,” he reacted.
Heartland will hope to continue it rejuvenation in the match day 6 of the league.