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Hearts of Oak's Emmanuel Nettey opens up on first match against Kotoko

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 Source: footballghana.com

Hearts of Oak midfielder Emmanuel Nettey has opened up how he felt playing his first game against Kumasi Asante Kotoko in match day 6 of the Ghana Premier League.

The Kumasi based club inflicted a 2-1 win over Hearts of Oak at their own backyard.

Nettey expressing how he felt playing his first El Clasico said, “Prior to the game, whiles at the dressing room I called one my friends Ansah Botwe so we went to the wash room and then I heard the noise of the supporters, so I told him Charlie, I have always wanted to play in such games”

“At the wash room I advise myself not to overdo things. So while coming from the tunnel to the pitch for warm-up, I told myself one thing that, I need not to raise up my head to look at anybody, just get onto the field, settle down and then you can raise up your head”

“In fact I couldn’t raise up my head throughout the warm-up. So after 15 minutes of warm-ups I decided to raise my head up to see the atmosphere and realize the support has increase for both clubs”

“Since I have had a strings of good games for the club, the clasico was a game I wanted to play more than I could but then I realized that if I try to do more I am going to have a bad game” he told Citi FM in an interview.

Source: footballghana.com

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