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Soccer News of Saturday, 13 January 2018

Source: footballghana.com

Dreams FC Coach Karim Zito reveals relationship with his players is perfect

Dreams FC Coach, Abdul Karim Zito has revealed he has a good relationship with his players hence the good show by the team against Kumasi Asante Kotoko in the GHALCA G8 tournament.

The Dawu-based club beat the FA Cup winners 1-0 in match day II of the GHALCA G8 tournament in Kumasi courtesy a Richard Addae excellent goal.

According to the former Kotoko manager, he has established a parent-child relationship with his players leading to good performances in their games.The experience tactician led the club back to the Ghana Premier League after a season in the lower tier.

“Yes, there is a big relationship between my players and I, once I’m the father; I’m a parent, even as the coach so I treat them like my young boys; when I’m serious they know, when it’s time for me to joke they know” he said in a post match interview in Kumasi.

Ahead of the game against the Porcupine Warriors on Wednesday, Coach Zito warned his former employees to be weary of his new side but according to the gaffer they did not heed to his warning.

“Fantastic, the boys did very well, both teams did very well. As usual I think I told you about it. During pre-season, these are some of the things that happen in the game," he said after the game.

“Watching your tactical awareness, the ability and capabilities of the boys; I think sounded this warning to Kotoko that I will beat them. Maybe they took me for granted but I did it at long last so I’m happy” Zito added.

Dreams FC will next face fellow newcomers, Techiman Eleven Wonders in the final group game of the competition. A win will see them go through to the semis.