Aduana Stars CEO pays tribute to coach Ameyaw for Kotoko win

The Chief Executive of Aduana Stars, Albert Commey Aryeetey paid tribute to head coach Kwabena Ameyaw for orchestrating the First Capital Plus premier League win over Asante Kotoko in Dormaa on Sunday.

He told that Ameyaw is loved by the players and his tactical methods are not only modern, but played a major part in the victory, adding that Ameyaw could land a national post in future.

“He has played for the club before and the players love him. His tactical explanations to management tallied with what happened on the pitch and his methods are modern. That helped us win against Kotoko and  I have no doubt that he will be of use to any of the national teams in future.”

Commey revealed that the club’s hierarchy kept the players focused despite reports that the club might lose its Premier League status.

He told that the players were constantly kept abreast of the court proceedings as per the petition fro King Faisal, adding that through it all, the players were asked to concentrate on training well.

“Through all the processes, we kept talking to the players. We informed them of all that was happening and asked them to concentrate on the football. That helped us on Sunday against Asante Kotoko.”

Commey also told of his initial shock when the fixtures were first released and the club found out that Asante Kotoko was its first opponent, but added that it was an added incentive for all the players.

“We were shocked when we realized that our first game was against Asante Kotoko, but that motivated the boys even further in preparations and they put in their best ahead of the game.”

Commey also expressed satisfaction at the club’s efforts at ensuring a peaceful atmosphere in Dormaa, adding that the Asante Kotoko contingent always felt protected before, during and after the match.

“I kept telling the supporters to allow our team do the trick on the pitch and the message went down well. The atmosphere was very peaceful and Asante Kotoko felt protected throughout. It bodes well for the future.”