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Post Match - WAFA vs Hearts : Hearts proved a hard nut to crack.

Coach Samuel Boadu and his team once again proved a hard nut to crack when they came up against WAFA at the WAFA park in their match day 2 encounter of the GPL. 

For Enock Asubonteng, a player who just moved from his old club and meeting them for the first time many would have thought he would struggle to perform but it certainly was not so looking at how ambitious he went about his duty when he was introduced into the game.

He came in as substitute and with his intelligent play he brought some urgency into his sides play. 

Hearts’ aim of scoring started right from the blast of the whistle but unfortunately it didn’t materialize as the only goal Hearts got came almost when the first half was over. The first fifteen minutes saw an audacious side trying to bury the game early. They mounted pressure on the WAFA lads right from the beginning and it nearly paid off. The WAFA lads took charge after the recess and dominated play until they were able to equalize.

Our last encounter with the WAFA lads was not a good result. The best the Phobians have ever recorded against WAFA at their Sogakope base has been a draw exactly what played out in this game again. 

Hearts were bright and WAFA will count themselves lucky even though to them they were much brighter than in their last Premier League game against King Faisal which they lost. Despite not performing at the level they did against Legon Cities, the Phobians will remain thankful to Kofi Kordzi, the bulky striker who scored on the day to ensure that once again Hearts avoid defeat in their title defence. His persistent torture of the WAFA defense was what resulted in the goal.

Coach Boadu after the match said “Kofi Kordzi is gradually getting there so we will continue to work on him so we can have full benefits from him and everyone here in the squad. When he gets there, you will see a different Kordzi”. The technical team believes that he has the physicality needed to torment defenders. The good thing is that he gets the support of smart thinkers who are good passers of the ball as well in the persons of Ansah and Salifu. Hearts of Oak seem to have the finest passers in Ghana premier league.

The defenders of Hearts of Oak were good on the day as they did not allow the WAFA lads to penetrate their zone.

Hearts returned to the capital city soon after the game to start preparing for their next game against Aduana in Accra.