Yusif Abubakar,Coached of newly crowned winners (unofficial) of the Ghana Premier League 2017, Aduana FC has outlined the secret behind their success in the league.
Abubakar, spoke to Metro FM in Kumasi on Monday morning.
“I can’t describe the difficulty. To win the league is not easy. If you lose concentration you can’t win the League”
“I have to let the players believe and tell them they should work like a team. You should follow a preferred tactics that works for the team”
“The supporters, management especially Nana Agyeman Badu all motivated the playing body for this Victory”
“All the teams gave us tough games especially WAFA. But consistency also helped us a lot as we never came below 3rd on the league log”
“You have to share jokes with the boys at times but we were always serious when it comes to work. Training we are always serious”
“Inspirational advice has brought me this far. You are not a bigger coach than others. You should learn and listen to others. [Coaches].
He also went on to explain that “Oti Akenten, Didi Dramani, Professor Mintah have all given me inspirational words which I took very seriously”
“We didn’t lose concentration. We believe at a point in time we will win the league”
“I told my players we shouldn’t lose the first 5 games. And we did it. That was where we knew we can clinch the trophy”
“I almost forgot it was my birthday and before I realised they were sending messages and how they treated me that day on training grounds was marvellous”
“I have a contract [2years] with Aduana stars and I have to respect the contract” Yakubu concluded.
Aduana will play relegation threatened side Ash Gold in Obuasi on Sunday.