King Faisal coach Nurudeen Ahmed downplays league title ambitions

Published on: 05 December 2021

King Faisal coach Nurudeen Ahmed has downplayed Ghana Premier League title ambitions of his side revealing that their target is to secure a respectable position at the end of the season.

The Isha Allah boys has had a good start to the 2021/22 league season winning four, losing one and drawing one after six matches.

In matchday 6 of the league, King Faisal ended Asante Kotoko’s unbeaten run in the league on Sunday.

They inflicted a 3-2 win over the Porcupine Warriors courtesy Zubeiru Ibrahim’s hat-trick.

Cameroonian forward George Mfegue grabbed the two consolation goals for the two-time African Champions.

Speaking after the game, Nurudeen Ahmed revealed the club’s target of achieving a respectable position despite Alhaji Grusah’s league title ambitions.

“We started the match as underdogs but we did the needful even though they played better. Being needful means that you sit back and then you take your chances and then you take them on counter and the few chances we had we utilized them and that has been the game plan throughout the week” he said.

“Being join top on the league table mean we are on course but it’s just too early to say anything but we believe that if we continue to work hard, at least we will get a respectable position on the league table not necessarily to take the cup or something because we are not ready for Africa”