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21.01.2021 Football News

Being Asante Kotoko interim coach not a problem - Johnson Smith

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
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Veteran coach Johnson Smith has reiterated he is not concerned being the interim coach of Asante Kotoko.

The ex-Karela United boss was named as the interim boss of the club following the sacking of Maxwell Konadu in December 2020 after losing to Great Olympics.

Under the guidance of Smith, Kotoko are now sitting on the 3rd position with 16 points winning three matches and drawing twice.

With some section of the supporters advocating for him to be named as the permanent coach of the club, Smith said he is focus on doing his best for the club and not worried about being the interim gaffer of the club.

“I am not worried at all,” he told *Asempa FM* on the *Ultimate Sports Show*.

“I am focused on doing my best for the club and make sure we achieve our mandate. Everyone has seen the work we are doing so I am not worried being in this situation.”

He also praised the players for their commitment and playing according to his instruction.

“I am must commend the players for being discipline and always playing according to instruction.

“They know what I am expecting from the pitch and they execute it perfectly. I can’t do it without them,” he added.

  • What next?

Kotoko will host Aduana Stars at the Accra Sports Stadium in the matchday 10 games on Sunday.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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