Soccer News of Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Heart of Lions coach Yusif Abubakar was left frustrated after seeing his let a lead slip in a must win game in the FCPPL.
Abubakar feels his Lions side who were playing home away from home at the Len Clay Stadium due to a temporary ban on the club from the use of their Kpando home grounds should have won against Berekum Chelsea on Sunday.
Osman Sackey gave Lions a deserved lead a minute from half time but the hosts sat back for Chelsea to come back and level things through local boy Asiwome Fumador in the 72nd minute – an outcome, the disappointed coach says is almost like a defeat.
“I take it as a defeat because I didn’t expect us to have drawn against them,” Abubakar told SuperSport TV.
”Looking at where we are [relegation zone] and where we are coming from [Kpando to Obuasi as home venue], it is very bad – so I take it as a loss.
“I’m very disappointed. We scored and then gave the goal away. We allowed them to push ahead again. We gave them the point at will.”
Lions who have been one of the top of the table contenders over the years, now find themselves in the relegation places – 14th position with 25 points after 20 games.