Athletics Information of Monday, 17 June 2019
Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s team bus had a challenging time leaving the Accra Athletics Stadium in the aftermath of their victory around arch-rivals Accra Hearts of Oak on Sunday.
Staff from the Ghana Police Assistance and the Armed Forces literally experienced to beg the jubilant followers to make way for the red and white coloured bus of Kotoko.
The lovers had before in the stands done the renowned ‘omo ada’ dance with mentor CK Akunnor who promises he almost expert a coronary heart attack right after Hearts’ previous-gasp equalizer.
Talking just after the activity, CK Akunnor discovered that Hearts’ late moment came as shock to him.
“When they equalize, I thought I had a coronary heart attack for the reason that it was injuries time and I considered the boys did not have earned that. They defended really well and were ready to consist of the strain from the opponents. Penalties is generally 50-50 and they did it and I’m very pleased of them”.
Akunnor’s stint with Kotoko has not been all rosy. Phone calls for him to be fired has been created a number of situations by followers of the club which includes Seidu Mba who is presently in law enforcement grips for his alleged involvement in the kidnapping of the Canada ladies.
But Akunnor thinks he is constructing a ‘big project’ for the club and would will need the endurance and time of not only the club’s executives but the supporters as perfectly.
He put a simply call to the supporters to give him for time to elevate a staff that will win regional and continental honours for Kotoko.
“I know I have to increase but I want time to increase. I also need to have time to improve this group. I know the people of Asanteman are a minimal little bit impatient but we are on a journey. A journey that will glimpse great in the around future”.
Just after an fascinating 1-1 attract, Kotoko sophisticated to the finals due to a 5-4 victory around Hearts on penalty shootouts.
Kotoko will face Karela United who pipped Ashgold 1- in the other semi-closing fixture of NC’s Exclusive Competitiveness.