Kotoko 0-0 Olympics: Yaw Acheampong defends tactics in Kumasi draw

first_imgGreat Olympics coach, Yaw Acheampong, has expressed satisfaction at his side’s 0-0 away result with Asante Kotoko on Sunday.The Porcupine Warriors despite dominating possession but the visitors, who paraded a very experienced side including ex-Black Stars trio Godwin Attram, Dan Quaye and evergreen goalkeeper Richard Kingson.Olympics defended well to play out a draw with Kingson keeping a third clean sheet since returning to his boyhood club.“I am a defensive-minded coach and when I see that things are changing, I have to play to have at least a point which is better than none,” Acheampong told supersport.com after the game in Kumasi.“Our target is, if we have a goal, we kill the game so when the game reaches a certain stage that we see that things are getting difficult, we fight to take a point home.”Our tactics was to play behind the ball and then counter when in possession. We had a couple of chances that we should have made use of but we failed to score. That’s football. We are okay with the result.” Olympics increased their points tally to 19 but dropped from sixth to ninth position on the First Capital Plus Premier League log.–Follow Gary on Twitter: @garyalsmithlast_img read more

Josh Rosen thanks Cardinals in classy farewell video

first_imgMORE: First-round grades for the NFL DraftAfter negotiations that were rumored for months, Rosen was eventually dealt to the Dolphins on Friday for a second-round pick and a fifth-round selection in 2020. Rosen even ended the minute-long video on a lighter note, telling Murray: “An awesome two-bedroom in Old Town (Scottsdale) just came on to the market, so let me know if you are interested and I think I can get you a pretty good deal.” Josh Rosen ended his short-lived Cardinals tenure with a classy gesture on Saturday.The new Miami Dolphins quarterback took to Twitter on Saturday to post a video thanking the Cardinals for the opportunity and expressing his excitement to be playing in South Florida.  Thank you @AZCardinalsHello @MiamiDolphins pic.twitter.com/yNb81On0dD— Josh Rosen (@josh3rosen) April 27, 2019″Hey everyone, just wanted to say a couple of things after everything that just happened,” Rosen said. “Cardinals fans, thank you so much for all of the continued support this past year. I know we didn’t win as many games as we all would have hoped, but I had an unbelievable time in the desert.”Rosen has had a tumultous last couple of days after the Cardinals selected Kyler Murray, No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft on Thursday, effectively signaling that they were moving on from Rosen. That was followed by NFL analyst Steve Smith going on a viral rant against Rosen for his work ethic after the quarterback had unfollowed the Cardinals on multiple social media platforms.last_img read more