Sports Information of Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Charles Kwablan Akonnor, Head Mentor of Asante Kotoko has hit back again at Hearts of Oak’s Kim Grant for declaring Kotoko did not embark on strategic signings throughout the preseason.
According to Akunnor, it was superior to signal unstrategic gamers to gain vital game than to have strategic players who could not acquire.
“I came with the unstrategic player signings gamers and we gained from these who signed strategically,” Akunnor jabbed his opponent.
He reported this right after his side won 5-4 on penalties in their semi-final eliminator of the Normalisation Committee (NC) Tier One Special Competitiveness at the Accra Sports activities Stadium on Sunday, following a 1-1 draw in laws time.
Hearts’ defender Mohammed Alhassan was the only player to pass up his penalty in the initially batch of takers with skipper Amos Frimpong converting the winning kick.
The residence staff obtained a late equalizer by means of a Christopher Bonney spot kick immediately after Abdul Fatawu Shafiu opened the in the opening minutes for the readers.
“There have been two points in this game, teams that possessed the ball but up to the final 3rd it was about. We needed to do that in a perfect way mainly because, the type of players they experienced created us to enjoy that way”.
“We came in this recreation knowing that Hearts would move the ball quite perfectly and also produced guaranteed that we benefit from their weak spot to our energy which was by the flanks. Sadly, there ended up items we couldn’t do right today, we couldn’t hold the ball and so we struggled more than chasing the ball but what was great with us was our defencemen. The way we defended was excellent,” Akunnor mentioned.
Kotoko would participate in Karela FC on Sunday, June 23 at the Accra Sports Stadium in the closing of the competition with the winner qualifying for the CAF Champions league for next season.