Soccer News of 2012-09-22

Asamoah keeps building steam

Kwadwo Asamoah has made an instant impact at his new club Juventus following his move from Udinese. He made his debut against Napoli in the Supercoppa Italiana and crowned his brilliance with a goal as they won the title. spoke to the Ghanaian midfielder about his club, Serie A, Champions league and what makes him tick now that he has grabbed all the headlines in Italy. How would you describe yourself? Asamoah: I am Kwadwo Asamoah. I am quite shy so i prefer to do my talking on the pitch. That’s when I am alive. How has it been moving from Udinese to Juventus? Have you settled in? Asamoah: KA: It has been like a dream. Everything has gone very well and adapting was easy because it is like a family at this club. It made it easy for me. You recently won Super Cup against Napoli in China. How does it feel? Asamoah: I had to keep reminding myself that it was real. First official match, scored a good goal and got man of the match. A day and a feeling I will not forget anytime soon. Do you have a role model. If so who and why? Asamoah: I love Andrea Pirlo. For me that guy has been doing it at the top level for so long and won everything. He remains the same and it’s a pleasure to be in the same team as him now. What inspires you? Asamoah: I just try to be the best. I always had this dream of being a professional. Now that I am here I push myself all the time during training and in matches to move to the next level. No better inspiration than that. Do you have goals set as a player? Asamoah: I achieved one by winning African young player and I have many more to achieve which I will keep to myself now. Ask me again in five years time. What do you make of Black Stars chances in the World Cup qualifiers? Asamoah: We have made the last two world cups and I was lucky to be part of the team in South Africa. We have a great chance like always and I feel the future is bright for the black stars. Are you looking forward to Champions League? Asamoah: It is the best club competition in the world with the best teams and best players. Everyone wants to play in it and I am no different. Hopefully get to the final with my Juventus that would be great. What do you want to achieve this season? Asamoah: I want to win all the competitions we are involved in. The champions league, the Italian league and the Coppa Italia. That would be an amazing achievement.Source: supersport
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