Ghana's No. 1

Akunnor aiming to win Hearts fans over with improved performance

Published on: 21 March 2012

By Ameenu Shardow

Newly appointed Hearts of Oak coach C.K Akunnor is looking to win the affection of the club’s teaming supporters through churning out positive results on the field of play.

The former Ghana international sealed a two-year move with the Phobians on Tuesday and will now replace Serbian Nebojsa Vucicevic as head coach.

The 38-year-old however comes into the job at the time confidence and affection for his team is at a possible all-time low but stated his determination to win the fans over.

“I will like to get closer to them (Hearts supporters) but in reality it will be difficult because I cannot please everybody,” he said.

“But then my focus will be on the team, how to improve performance and hopefully with support from management and the fans we will succeed.”

Akunnor will travel to Tarkwa on Wednesday to see is new side in action against Medeama before he officially commences work on Thursday.


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