Hearts of Oak were lucky – Karela coach Johnson Smith

Karela United head coach Johnson Smith has described Hearts of Oak as a lucky side that won against his side with luck but his boys outplayed the Phobians.

Hearts of Oak pipped the Ainyinase side at the Accra Sports Stadium on Wednesday in the NC Special Competition through a Christopher Bonney spot kickm

But Johnson Smith believes his side was the better side on Wednesday but the Phobians were just lucky.

Speaking to the media after the game, Johnson Smith described the penalty awarded against his side as dubious, he also talked about the difficult condition that affected his team play.

“Hearts of Oak were lucky. The referee awarded them a dubious penalty,” he said.

“I know my boys were better. I liked the way my boys played, and I don’t think Hearts would contain us in perfect weather. The pitch was slippery,” he added.

Karela United are four points behind Hearts of Oak and will be looking to win their remaining two games to join Hearts of Oak in the semi finals

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