Hearts of Oak travel to Benin for Confed Cup clash despite reports of a boycott

Hearts of Oak travelled to Benin

Hearts of Oak travelled to Benin

Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak travelled to Benin for the second-leg of their Confederation Cup clash with AS Police on Thursday despite reports the trip being aborted because of lack of finance.

The local media had reported that the Phobians were unable to raise funds to embark on the bus trip to Cotonou, the capital of Benin.

But the delegation left the club’s offices in Accra on Thursday muting concerns that they are huge financial problems at the club.

The contingent was led by Ghana FA Executive Eddie Doku who was part of the 30-man delegation.

The  Phobians take a 1-0 advantage into the second leg after winning the previous fixture in Accra thanks to Selasi Adjei’s 46th minute strike.

Below are the list of the 30 man contingent:
Goalkeepers : Soulama Abdoulaye and Tetteh Lugard
Defenders : Fatau Mohammed, Isaac Oduro, Philip Boampong, Kwaku Andoh, Shaun October, Ruben Gnagne.

Midfielders :  Leonard Tawiah, Kofi Abanga, Isaac Mensah, Issah Mumuni, Richard Yamoah, Paul Acquah, Ollenu Ashittey, Eric Kumi.

Strikers : Kwomi Foovi Aguidi, Selasi Adjei, Gilbert Fiamenyo, Kwame Kizito.

TECHNICAL TEAM:  Herbert Addo(Head Coach), Dauda Lutterodt(Assistant Coach), Eddie Ansah(Goalkeepers trainer), Sabahn Quaye( Team Manager), Okyere Baffuor (Physiotherapist) Aliu Adjetey( Masseur), Mohammed Alhassan( Equipment officer)

OFFICIALS:  Eddy Doku (GFA Ex.co Member), Gerald Ankrah( The club’s Managing Director), Muheeb Saeed( The club’s P. R. O), Alhaji Akanbi( Former Board member)

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