The head coach of University for Development Studies (UDS) football team of Ghana, Abraham Tawko has expressed optimism that his team will win Gold medal at the on going West African University Games(WAUG).
Tawko said this yesterday in an exclusive interview with Tidesports shortly after his team defeated Kano University of Science and Technology Wudil (KUST-WUDIL) 2-1in the second semi finals match of the WAUG at the University Domostration Secondary School (UDSS) field, Aluu in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers State.
He explained that the match was a difficult one, adding that others matches they played in the group stage was not so tough
Tawko commended his players for coming from a goal down and win the match, noting that the competition has given the players some experience.
Also speaking, the head coach of Kano University of Science and Technology Wudil (KUST-WUDIL)Abdusalam Abubaker said scoring goals in a football Competition and you did not maintain the goal you are bound to loss the match.
“ My players, played out of their position in the second half of the match.
In football any thing can happen, it is not over until it is over,”Abubaker stated.
According to him KUST-WUDIL has the youngest team in the WAUG football competition.
“My team lost in the semi final of the competition, it is part of the game,”he said.
Earlier, the Captain of UDS football team of Ghana, Alhassan Wadud, called on Students of University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) to cheer his team in the final match on Saturday at the UNIPORT sports village.