Time is fast approaching for Hearts of Oak’s clash against Guinea side, Club Industriel de Kamsar in their one off preliminary CAF Champions League qualifying game.
The one leg qualifier arose to due the Coup D’etat in Guinea and per CAF’s application of the necessary rules, a one off game will be played in Accra.
The Phobians’ preparation has not been convincing having lost two friendly matches enroute to the continental game.
A 1-0 defeat to Togo champions, ASKO de Kara away and a further 3-2 home loss to Ghana Premier League entrants, Accra Lions has left the fans asking questions.
Abdul Aziz Nurudeen is a midfielder of the club but not registered for the competition due to injury. He is confident Hearts of Oak will weave its way out of the challenges and come good against CI Kamsar.
“It’s been a tough few days,” he confessed. “It’s been a bit up and down but it’s like that sometimes. It’s been an alright month but, for now, it’s all about sticking together and finding a way to win games especially our Continental tie against the Guineans on Sunday.” He told phobianews.com
“We always bounce back when we don’t do so well and I think it’s another one of those times. We have to come together as a team, get back to the basics, and win games.” He added.
Hearts strengthened their squad after grabbing Gladson Awako from regional rivals, Great Olympics and later their former striker, Kofi Kordzi. Salim Adams joined them from second tier side New Edubiase United. Suraj Musah Enock Asubonteng we’re both signed from West Africa Football Academy [WAFA] and Agyenim Boateng, a free agent after leaving Medeama.