Sporting activities Information of Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Charles Kwablan Akonnor, Head Mentor of Asante Kotoko has exposed that, he just about felt a coronary heart attack, just after his facet thought of a late equaliser from arch-rivals Hearts of Oak in the Normalisation Committee Unique Competitors semi-final clash in Accra last Sunday.
The 45-12 months aged disclosed immediately after his facet received 5-4 on penalties in their semi-closing eliminator having conceded an additional time equaliser.
Hearts of Oak got a late equalizer by way of a Christopher Bonney’s location kick in the 94th minute immediately after Abdul Fatawu Shafiu had opened the scoring for Kotoko in the early minutes of the game.
Hearts’ defender Mohammed Alhassan was the only participant to miss out on his penalty in the 1st batch of takers with skipper Amos Frimpong converting the profitable kick.
Akonnor exposed the horrific sensation he went via following conceding the late objective in a publish-match job interview.
“When they equalised I imagined I had a coronary heart assault because it was personal injury time and I imagined my boys didn’t have earned that. My group defended very nicely, the opponent mounted a good deal of strain and we had been ready to have it. Penalties are constantly 50-50, but yet again we made use of experience. They (my group) have what it will take to gain these kinds of matches and they did it, I am proud of them,” he claimed.