…. As he set to join Rivers United
Heartland Football club of Owerri are to set to loose the services Onoja Joseph who is on the verge of securing a lucrative deal with Continental hopeful Rivers United of Port Harcourt in coming days, Felele247.com.ng understands.
Onoja has been on the radar of the Port-Harcourt based team since last season according to his agent Shuaibu Yakubu (NFF player intermediary)
“He was not paid for 6 months and based on that he has right to terminate contract with heartland, because according to the NFF and LMC rules and regulations, if a club failed to pay a player for 3 months the play have the right to terminate his contract with the club”
“Be at it may, Onoja Joseph has terminated his contract today Monday 17th August 2020”
“He has to move ahead with his career because his family are looking up to him, he is the family’s bread winner”
” Onoja will join Rivers United in few days, all necessary documentations have been concluded”, he concluded.
He will leave heartland because want to play on the continental experience, so Rivers United is the destination.
Heartland are facing massive exodus of their players due to management scuffle with the state government.
The Naze Millionaires were thirteenth on the Nigeria Professional Football League 2019 standings with 25 points before the Nigeria Football Federation ordered the stoppage of all football activities due to the corona virus ravaging the world.