Hearts youngster Larry Sumaila Ibrahim believes club will win Special Competition to make fans happy

Published on: 08 May 2019

Hearts of Oak ace Larry Sumaila Ibrahim says his side will make the fans happy by winning the NC Special Competition.

The Phobians have failed to win a major silverware for a decade since winning the Ghana Premier League in 2009.

The club has encountered lots of near misses in the past seasons including losing the last edition of the MTN FA cup to arch-rivals Asante Kotoko.

Kim Grant’s side lead the Premier B table with 18pts, scoring 14 goals and conceding 6.

According to Ibrahim, he is confident the current of players can emulate the successes achieved by the 2000 and 2005 squads.

"Growing up, I had the opportunity of watching Hearts winning titles domestically and on the continent. I believe we can equally do same. Football has evolved and when you have players who are tenacious and hungry for success, anything can be possible," Ibrahim told Kickgh.com

“They had their style that worked according to the players available likewise us.”

“None of the generations that emerged after the aforementioned teams has been successful. We have a duty to our fans and to ourselves. We will make our fans proud."

"There’s a good feeling in camp right now, and we must do everything we can to bring smiles to the faces of our fans and win the NC Special competition and possibly make a good appearance in Africa." He quipped

“We need to take every opposition seriously if we can attain this goal. We don’t need to underestimate or overestimate them because the football map in Ghana has changed and there really are no minnows in the game.”

Larry is yet to feature for the Phobians in the competition after picking up an injury some months ago. The versatile player however has regained full fitness and has been training with the team since last week.

He is expected to feature for the club in their upcoming games in the competition.