Sports Information of Monday, 3 June 2019
Asante Kotoko head coach, C.K. Akonnor, has pointed to the patience and belief of his players as the most important substances in their 2-1 victory against Nkoranza Warriors in the NC Exclusive Tier 2 opposition Round of 16 match.
The tie was played at the Baba Yara Stadium and it practically went pear-formed for the Porcupine Warriors but a late goal from Augustine Sefa settled the match right after Nii Adjei and Kwame Poku had scored for Kotoko and Warriors respectively.
Right after the match, Akonnor spoke of the attributes his gamers confirmed on the day to get them the outcome.
“They designed it so difficult for us but we have been patient. We held the ball and we retained likely. I appreciated the perspective of the players. Even at the time when points have been not going properly, we held on heading.
It was still left with a few or 4 minutes on the clock but we scored the purpose. I favored the belief and religion of the gamers that one thing would happen.”
For their prize, Kotoko face Berekum Arsenals in the last 8 of the level of competition. In the tier 1 opposition, they will get on Hearts of Oak for a area in the ultimate of the level of competition.