Accra Hearts of Oak midfielder Thomas Abbey has expressed his delight for winning the NASCO player of the month and admits it is a challenge for a better performance.
He spoke on Metro FM in Kumasi this morning and he confirmed that the award has given an indication of his progression as a footballer.
The in-form winger won the award ahead of Berekum Chelsea’s Stephen Amankona and Felix Addo of Elmina Sharks.
Abbey said, ” I would like to thank my playing mates of Accra Hearts of Oak for the support they have given me leading to this award as well as the technical staff”.
“I can confess it has not been an easy task, this is a clear indication I am progressing as a footballer and that is good for me and my career”.
“I would like to make the correction that I scored five goals in the month oh July but not four goals as reported”, Thomas Abbey confirmed.
He went on to admit that the said month was his best in the league so far but also asserted that ” its also a great challenge for me as I need to build on this for a brighter future”.
“The award will serve as a motivation for me to do better and I would be happy to crown it with the league trophy for my club, Hearts Of Oak”.
“I would also like to thank the Hearts of Oak fans for their infringing support for us as players, we also promise to go farther to see them happy”. Abbey explained.
Abbey won three man of the match awards in the month of July that saw Hearts maintaining their third place position on the league table with three points adrift of WAFA who are at second position.
Elimina Sharks coach, Yaw Acheampong also won the coach of the month after he led his new side to win two away matches against Ashgold in Obuasi and Liberty at Dansoman as well as his two home matches played at Elimina.
The winners will receive a sleek NASCO Elite Q5 smart phone.