Heartland FC Management Assures Full Support For Recovery Of Edwin Nwakanma


Heartland FC Management assures comprehensive care and support for the recovery of former Abia Warriors goalkeeper Edwin Nwakanma who suffered a severe injury during training.

General Manager Promise Nwachukwu expressed the team’s devastation but assured that Nwakanma received immediate attention, including necessary tests and scans ahead of an upcoming surgery.

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“Our prayers and thoughts are with him at this point in time. We wish him a speedy recovery,” Nwachukwu stated.

Heartland FC General Coordinator Casmir Mbachu disclosed that the Imo State Government, through Commissioner Emeka Okoronkwo, would cover all surgery expenses, emphasizing a commitment to Nwakanma’s swift return to the field.

The orthopedic surgeon and his team are ready to commence the procedure, followed by an estimated two to three months of rehabilitation.

Mbachu, a former player of Iwuanyanwu Nationale, explained the careful planning in place for Nwakanma’s recovery journey. “He has been handed over to an orthopedic surgeon, and necessary steps have been put in place for him to have the surgery almost immediately.”

The Imo State Government’s proactive role in covering the total cost of the surgery reflects a broader commitment to the welfare of sports talents in the region.

Nwakanma’s surgery is expected to take place within days, and the subsequent rehabilitation phase will involve intensive gymnasium sessions.

This comprehensive approach aims not only for physical recovery but also for Nwakanma’s mental and emotional well-being.

Heartland FC is rallying around their injured player, affirming that the football community stands united in times of adversity.

The reassurance from both the club management and the Imo State Government underscores the significance of collective support in the recovery process.

As Nwakanma begins this challenging journey, the football fraternity sends heartfelt wishes for his successful surgery, swift recovery, and triumphant return to the sport he passionately represents.

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