Experienced midfielder, Gladson Awako has cautioned all Phobians to limit their expectations as they embark on their Africa campaign next week.
Hearts of oak will travel to play Guinea side I.C Kamsar in the CAF Champions League preliminary game on September 10th, 2021
The 30-year-old switched from rivals Accra Great Olympics to Hearts last month after the latter showed keen interest in adding him to bolster their squad for their Africa campaign.
Awako told Joy Sports that: “They [Hearts fans] shouldn’t expect too much. We’ll do our best, we’ll do what we can to get to the money zone which won’t be easy,” Awako, who recently sealed a move to Hearts.
The magnificent midfielder, who won the prestigious club tournament in Africa with TP Mazembe in 2015 ahead of the commencement of the preliminary stages of the competition has called on the fans of Hearts to lower their expectations while promising to give.
“But I know with the team, the management and support from the board chairman I know, we’ll do our best to get to the money zone.
Phobians return to Africa for the first time in six-year, they face Industriel De Kamsar next week.
“So they shouldn’t expect too much that we’ll go and win the trophy. They should limit the expectation, which will take some pressure off the team.
Awako penned a two-year contract with Ghana League Champions Hearts after passing his medical exams and agreeing on a transfer fee.
Awako was prominent in the 2020/21 season despite facing lots of doubts before the start and went on to contribute 13 goals for his club in the league, scoring 6 and providing 7 assists.
Story by: Opoku Asare Obed