By Sedara Philip
Goals from Francis Erikan and Chidiebere Ajoku have sent Heartland FC to immediate return to Nigeria Professional Football League.
Heartland FC who go relegated last season went down after Chukwuemeka put Sporting Lagos FC ahead.
Francis Erikan found the equalizer almost immediately before Ajoku scored the winner in the second stanza of the match.
Both Sporting Lagos and Heartland FC are promoted to NPFL next season.
While Heartland FC would Kano Pillars to decide NNL winners for 2023 season.