Hearts coach Frank Nuttal insists Super Clash is a good ad for Ghana football

Published on: 10 August 2017
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Frank Nuttall

Hearts of Oak head coach Frank Nuttal Eliot, says the game between his side and their sworn-rivals, Kumasi Asante Kotoko was an advert for Ghana football.

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A controversial penalty awarded Asante Kotoko By referee Dally Gagba saw the game ending in a 1-1 stalemate after Kwame Kizito had shot Accra Hearts of Oak ahead at the Baba Yara Sports on Sunday afternoon.

Following the high level football displayed and the massive attendance tat followed the game, the Scottish trainer believes the game was a great demonstration of good football in Ghana.

Speaking to the press in a post match interview, the Scottish tactician said he was impressed with the performance of both sides in such a big fixture, and that, the quality of the game would advertise Ghana's football.

"Both Kotoko and Hearts have quality players and I have to say that the game was a good advert for the Ghana Premier League.

"It was a difficult game but I think my side did well today," Nuttal said.

Nuttal then hailed his players for showing great character and determination to against their bitterest rivals.

"My players showed a lot of spirit, great character and determination in the game today. We coped with the pressure and got a perfect goal.

"To be honest I didn't see Kotoko scoring from open play, which they didn't. I am pleased with the performance of my team today.

"We always try to win every game and get the three points but I have to say that a point in such a big game is also good for us.

"With five games remaining, we are still in the title race. We are in a good situation at the moment and we are going for the title and the FA Cup," said Frank Nutall.

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