Sports activities Information of Friday, 24 May perhaps 2019
Asante Kotoko head mentor, Charles Akonnor’s pleasure was rather palpable at his team’s progression to the past four of the NC Particular Competitiveness on Thursday adhering to their 1-1 draw with Aduana Stars in Dormaa.
The Porcupine Warriors wanted to stay clear of defeat to have a opportunity of booking their area in the semi-finals of the competitiveness and they ended up prosperous in spite of Aduana Stars’ efforts to come across the profitable purpose just after Abdulrahman Fatawu experienced cancelled Emmanuel Gyamfi’s intention to place Kotoko in the direct.
Just after the match, Akonnor spoke on his pleasure at earning the semi-finals but also highlighted the negatives with his team’s effectiveness on the day.
“What was significant for us was to qualify and if you glimpse at the league standings, I am sort of contented. We want to strengthen on our engage in. In the 1st fifty percent, we had been not much too fantastic.
We were being not aggressive and not also compact. We authorized the opponent to have the ball and at a place, they experienced it for a extended time and I was not delighted with that at all.
In the second fifty percent, we obtained much better and we possessed the ball. We experienced to win or draw and we acquired the draw and so, I am joyful.
But soccer is weird mainly because even when were being not actively playing nicely and not wanting good, we scored and so it is fantastic. At the moment, we could not be actively playing perfectly and it could not be attractive but we are obtaining the required effects.”
Aside from building to the semi-finals, Kotoko recorded yet another feat by scoring at Aduana Stars for the extremely first time in their history of clashes among the two groups because their 1st assembly in Dormaa in 2009/ 2019 Ghana Premier League period.