Latenu Fm

Latenu Fm

    Aduana Stars coach Yusif Abubakar optimistic of breaking Africa jinx

    Yusif

    Aduana Stars coach Yusif Abubakar is confident of his side making impact in next year’s CAF Champions League campaign.

    The Fire Boys will be the sole representative for Ghana in the continent’s elite club competition after clinching last season’s championship title.

    Many pundits have cast doubt about the impact the Dormaa-based side will make in the competition due to abysmal record of Ghanaian clubs in recent time.

    But according to coach Abubakar, his side are poised to break the jinx that has engulfed Ghanaian clubs in the competition.

    “For sometime now, no Ghanaian club has been able to get into the money zone; the last team to go close was Medeama but then they were kicked out,” Abubakar told Graphic Sports.

    “This will be a very big challenge and if you look at the changed modalities now, you are to play two matches before you get to the group stage unlike the previous years when you play three games before you qualify. But that does not matter because you still have to qualify and that is our target.”

    “I believe we have the players to make the group stage. Maybe we will lose one or two players but 80 per cent of the players will be retained and we will maintain the same determination we had in last season’s league.”

    Berekum Chelsea are the last Ghanaian club to reach the lucrative stage in 2012.

     

    SOURCE: ghanasoccernet

    Related Articles

    MALIK AKOWAH

    GPL transfer wrap: Know the players each club signed

    The Ghana Premier League is due to kick off tomorrow with mouthwatering fixtures across the various league centres. All sixteen clubs have been very active in transfer window. We bring you a list the players recruited by your favourite GPL club ELMINA SHARKS FC Francis Arthur (Liberty Professionals) Farouk Adams[…]

    Read More »
    61066070.295

    Ebusua Dwarfs part ways with Coach Ricardo Da Rocha

    Ebusua Dwarfs have officially announced that they have parted ways with their coach, Ricardo Da Rocha. The Brazilian trainer guided the ‘’abontoabontoa’’ boys to place 4th on the last season’s league but he will no more lead the team as coach for the upcoming season following the misunderstanding that ensued[…]

    Read More »

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *