Coach of Medeama SC, Samuel Boadu has dismissed questions of whether his team is on their way to winning the Ghana Premier League after a good run of games.
Coach Boadu, led his team to defeat Legon Cities 2-0 at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday disclosed that his team approaches each game with outmost respect for the opponents and they are focused on the immediate task and not the possibility of winning the league title.
“We don’t underrate any team. We respect every team. Legon Cities played a good game and gave us a tough time. Medeama is on a winning streak and we are focused on what we doing doing and not what other teams are doing.”
“I can’t talk about winning the league title now. We play match after match. We have games with Bechem United and Berekum Chelsea coming up and we are preparing towards those games.”
Coach Boadu was however delighted about recording another win away from home and praised his team for their tactical discipline though he admitted the opponents offered a stiff challenge to his team. He also explained why his team sat back after going up for two goals in the first half.
“It feels good to win away from home. Congratulations to my boys, they played well and they played to instructions and I thank them.” We deployed a different tactics because Legon Cities plays a high pressing game in the first half and we strategize to let them down and it worked for us”
“In a game, sometimes when you press high and you get want you want, you need to to sit back, that is low pressing. Sometimes you see the opponents dominating but it’s difficult to penetrate.
Medeama SC lead the league table on 30 points but have played a game more than their closest rival Aduana Stars on 27 points.
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