Head coach of Hearts of Oak, Samuel Boadu has admitted to the need to work harder in the remaining premier league games.
The Phobians stretched their lead on top of the league log by three points after stunning arch rivals, Asante Kotoko 1-0 on Sunday at the Accra Sports Stadium in match day 31.
The 2020 CAF U-20 AFCON winning captain, Daniel Afriyie Barnieh struck home the only goal and the winner in the 66th minute with defender, Habib Mohammed looking on.
Samuel Boadu talked about his side’s discipline in their victory against Kotoko.
“It is a normal game, I told you earlier, so we don’t have problem with Kotoko, Kotoko is a big team.
“We do respect them a lot and I think with the game you saw what happened.
“Tactically my boys were very discipline and they were eager to win so they went all out and the attacking football and more possession in the game.” Samuel Boadu said.
With three games to end the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League season, Samuel Boadu believes it will be tough to grind results.
“It is not going to be easy at all but we do respect all the premier league clubs, that we will take match after match.
“We have finished with this match and we believe that the subsequent matches we take it one by one.
“We have to fight extra, we have to fight hard to get all the three matches.
“We are on course but we need to fight extra.” Samuel Boadu said.
Hearts of Oak have 59 points from 31 games, three better than rivals Asante Kotoko who are in second.
The 2000 CAF Champions League winners will have to win their next three matches against Dwarfs away in week 32 at the Cape Coast Stadium on July 4 before their penultimate clash against strugglers, Liberty Professionals in week 33 on July 18 in Accra.
Their final game is against WAFA in Sogakope on July 25 to end the season. The 2004 CAF Confederation Cup winners are in contention for a double this season as they are still in the MTN FA Cup round 16.