This is a team with much purpose since the beginning of the league till this second round and have not relaxed in any way of committing themselves for the trophy to slip from their hands. But the team has put together a collective effort to get themselves a trophy like how Berekum Chelsea and Aduana Stars break through to win some accolades for themselves. In no time, the conditions of the Accra based clubs are putting up a good football since the second round of the league started with a whole of promises but Hearts of Oak has falling from behind during their encounter with Ashgold due to the referees bad decision taken to hurt the club. Keen on recording a win, Olympics head coach Annor Walker has decided to parade a strong team. Goalkeeper Benjamin Asare has been named in post and will be protected by a back four. Ghana U-20 star Samuel Abbey starts for the home team with Black Stars midfielder Gladson Awako handed a big role. Below is the Great Olympics team that faced Medeama SC. Attached is the team for the away team as well. “It was a very difficult game”, Gladson Awako told Odiasempa Kwame Oware on Wamputu Sports on Happy 98.9FM.
“They are a very good side with a good coach and players. All we want to do is win the match on Friday”. Awako also talked about the battle with Medeama SC midfielder Justice Blay. “We all know Justice Blay’s quality and I have trained with him for four-five weeks now. So I know his weakness and how to deal with him”. Great Olympics finished second on the league table in the first round with 30 points whilst Medeama placed fifth on the table with 27 points.
According to Graphic Sports’ investigations, 30-year-old Awako is also on the radar of another topflight side, Medeama SC, who are ready to meet his demands and sign him on. It is, however, expected to be a tough contest among the three top clubs who was willing to go to any extent to get the former TP Mazembe star for the second round of the league. A source close to the player told this paper that Awako was considering the options carefully and could make a move away from Olympics before the end of the ongoing season. “He is being chased by Hearts and Kotoko who are both keen on meeting his demands,” the source hinted Graphic Sports.
The Olympics team has shown every sign that they can be victorious at the end of the season with a trophy. Their technical bench have been consistent in almost the whole season as the coach and the assistant and even the technical bench are all intact. Their CEO is also willing to ensure that the players get the best of treatment want. Making the Black Stars legends like Stephen Appiah and Laryea Kingston given their children to the team for a better development looking at how impressive their players are displaying in their matches with the experience gaffer (Annor Walker). Annor Walker was on a good run with the Olympics team in the ongoing Ghana Premier League, playing some beautiful football until he had to take a sick leave. The former Berekum Chelsea coach missed the team’s last two games in the Premier League due to his health condition including his assistant who is also down with sickness. According to the General Manager of the club, Oluboi Commodore a decision had to be taken urgently as they were unsure about the return of Coach Annor Walker. Yaw Preko took over the technical team and was assisted by former club legend Godwin Attram. “We are ready to work with every coach that the management appoints", he told Happy FM. "We will do our best to also help them succeed.