Special Competition: Karela United don’t fear any team - Coach Johnson Smith

Published on: 17 June 2019

Karela United coach Johnson Smith is confident of beating Asante Kotoko in the final of the GFA Normalisation Committee Special Competition.

The newly-promoted side stunned AshantiGold SC at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium on Sunday following a 1-0 win to book tickets to the final of the Special Competition.

This means the Ayinase-based side will play the Porcupine Warriors who defeated Hearts of Oak 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in regulations time at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Speaking to the media, coach Smith is optimistic his side will beat Kotoko and win the ultimate prize.

“Coming into this game, I was with the belief that, we could pick a win here today”.

“I have respect for all teams, but I don’t fear any team because I’m an extraordinary coach so I don’t panic playing against the big teams because I know what I’m doing", said coach Johnson Smith.

“Everyone should expect a win when we come up against Asante Kotoko in the finals, I perfectly acknowledge they are my former club and how experienced they are, but notwithstanding, we are beating them in the finals”.