King Faisal defender, Samuel Kusi has attributed the club’s current fine form to the guidance of the experienced players and the work rate of the young lads.
The “Insha Allah” Boys have been in a rich vain of form this season having escaped relegation at the eleventh hour last term.
Prior to the start of the season, King Faisal head coach, Nurudeen Ahmed assembled a squad rich in experience and youth which has so far paid off.
Former Hearts of Oak defender, Richard Akrofi, Atta Kusi who has has had stints with Liberty Professionals, Asante Kotoko and AshantiGold, goalkeeper Kwame Boateng, formerly of AshantiGold and Medeama constituted coach Nurudeen’s set up.
With the experienced hands blent with youth like Zubairu Ibrahim, Baba Yahaya and Samuel Kusi, King Faisal have been able rub shoulders with the top clubs.
They currently are joint top of the 2021/22 league table with Asante Kotoko on 23 points apiece after 11 matches with Kotoko on 10 games.
Samuel Kusi, who is in his second season with King Faisal, believes the presence of the experienced players has helped the club’s current rise.
“With the Premier League, if you get your things right, you are good to go.
“This is my second season and the likes of Atta Kusi, Frank Boateng, [Richard] Akrofi, we have some experienced players who lead and direct us.
“We [young players] have equally learnt a lot from them.
“Their work rate coupled with we the young players has helped King Faisal rise to this point.” Samuel Kusi told Edubiaseman fm.
King Faisal needed any form of draw to keep their top flight status and they managed to do that after holding now relegated Liberty Professionals to a 1-1 at the Sogakope Park on the final match day.
They have recorded impressive results this season – winning seven games, drawing twice and losing two matches.
The wins include a nerve wracking 3-2 score line against neighbors, Asante Kotoko and a 3-1 away win over two time former champions, Aduana Stars.
Their next opponent for match week 12 are Eleven Wonders at the Ohene Ameyaw Park in Techiman.