Veteran coach and ex-Ghana international, Abdul Karim Zito has made a bold statement about Hearts of Oak’s continental campaign. The Phobians have qualified for the 2022/23 CAF Confederation Cup and are awaiting the winner between AS Douanes of Burkina Faso and ASR Bamako of Mali. Hearts of Oak has a horrible campaign last two seasons - exiting the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup at the last playoff stage.
Ex-Ghana midfielder, Yusif Chibsah says Hearts of Oak and Kotoko should not take their opponents for granted in next season’s continental campaign. The former Kotoko captain however urges the two clubs to put in much investment and hardwork. “To compete at the CAF Champions League and the Confederation Cup at the group stage is not an easy task.
Accra Hearts of Oak augmented their squad ahead of next season’s assignments with a central defender. The Phobians are bent on making another impact in the 2022/23 Ghana Premier League, the FA Cup and the Super Cup as well. The 21 time Ghana Premier League champions have also returned to CAF’s second tier compet, the Confederation Cup after winning the FA Cup.
Former Hearts of Oak striker, Bernard Arthur has urged the club to reorganize themselves and come back stronger next season. The Phobians won the treble last two seasons but have managed to claim the FA Cup last season, taking them back two straight Confederation Cup. Bernard Arthur spoke exclusively to Radio Gold Sports.
At long last the battle has began for Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak. The draw for the 2022/2023 CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup (CC) have been done and the two top clubs in Ghana have been paired. These prestigious tournaments draw was held in Cairo, Egypt.
Premier League giants Accra Hearts of Oak will pay a courtesy call on the President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo this afternoon, the club has confirmed. The meeting will afford the Accra-based club an opportunity to discuss football related issues with His Excellency Nana Addo. “The Board, Management Technical Team and players of Accra Hearts of Oak will this afternoon pay a courtesy call on His Excellency, President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House.” Part of the statement read.
Accra Hearts Of Oak is coming off this afternoon with the Algerian counterparts, who are here to make a mark in the Confederation Cup this round. Hearts is the only Ghanaian club that have all the prospect to beat the North African clubs in the Africa competitions. But, it has been a tall discussion by not regarding the presence of the what just happened to them some few weeks ago at Morocco.
The CAF Confederation Cup has turned phase. We saw the representative in Ghana Accra Hearts of Oak been languished by their opponent in the second encounter at Morocco by 6-1. It is a sign of a good playing team as WAC set the pace for the surprising scoreline.
Accra Hearts of Oak played a competitive match to show their strength in other to propel them ahead of their next match in the league. They took on Banana Inn FC and beat them by 5-0. The clear indication of the match shows the preparation of the league to some extent very clinical upfront.
For a club to perform well and win a continental trophy, there is the need for a proper planning, financial and time investment to be able to achieve such a feat. Clubs in North Africa have managed over the years to put in place such plans and it is not surprising that most CAF Champions League, Super Cup and CAF Confederation Cup winners are mostly from the North Africa.
Playing in Africa inter club competitions comes with monumental expectations. For a club participating in either CAF Champions League or Confederation Cup, officials and supporters gaze their sights on the ultimate, which is the trophy. This ambition resonates anytime the team takes to the field to engage an opponent.
We saw a very good season from the Accra based club, as the oldest serving club in the Ghana premier league with a couple of trophies from FA Cup, CAF Champions league, Confederation Cup, Ghana Premier League and others. But for some time now, it has not been easy with them and the style they approach every season.
The team came out as favourite to winHearts of celebrates their 110 years with a lot of records. The team came out as favourite to win the league for the first time before any other team. The league for the first time before any other team. The Continental club masters will forever remain great in the Ghana terrain.
Accra Hearts of Oak have an opportunity to turn their season around as they come up against Algerian club JS Saoura at the Accra Sports Stadium tomorrow. The CAF Confederation Cup fixture is anticipated to be keenly contested as the two sides aspire to advance into the group stage of the competition.
Ghanaian striker Kwame Peprah has found his feet in South Africa for Orlando Pirates. His first few matches hasn't been easy for him. His talent was never in doubt. His contribution to the team can't be underestimated. The only thing lacking was the goals to compliment his efforts.
Asante Kotoko are not giving up on versatile midfielder Justice Blay.After spending a loan deal with the porcupine warriors, Justice Blay has not hidden his desire to join Kotoko on permanent basis.
Asante Kotoko striker Kwame Opoku is set to leave the club, following an agreement between Asante Kotoko and Algerian club USM Alger.The former Nkoranza Warriors striker departs Asante Kotoko, after scoring 7 goals in the ongoing season.
Accra Hearts of Oak has been instrumental in the Ghana Premier League matches, since their inception in the league. And everything looks successful for them when ever they get the chance to push for any opportunity. The club has won trophies upon trophies to show that, they are a big team.
After an overall loss on Sunday to the Algerian outfit, the Porcupine Warriors failed to advance to the group stage of the competition.
The Algerian club expanded their strength over Coton Sport, while it's anything but a shoot-out to choose the second finalist in Casablanca JS Kabylie and Raja Casablanca will fight it out in the 2020-21 Caf Confederation Cup last on July 10 after Sunday's semi-finals. Following a 2-1 lead from last Sunday's exposing, JS Kabylie crushed Coton Sport 3-0 in the second leg of the semi-last apparatus, while Raja Casablanca required a punishment shoot-out to beat Egyptian club Pyramids 5-4.