Players of Hearts of Oak are yearning for the return of the Ghana Premier League, head coach Edward Nii Odoom has revealed.
The domestic topflight championship and all other leagues in the country are on hiatus following the ban placed on sporting activities in March by Akufo-Addo.
Ghanaian clubs are in limbo with regards to when the league with restart again. They have not graced the green turf since March 15 when the breaks were applied on the league.
According to Hearts coach Nii Odoom, his players has been expressing worry about when they will get the opportunity to be on the field again.
“The players’ worry is, when football is going to return. That’s what they have being asking me all the time,” told Happy FM and GTV Sports+
Odoom further lamented the impact Covid-19 has had on his club.
“COVID-19 has affected the agenda I had for the club. As a team, this crisis has destroyed our plans and affected us seriously. We were picking up our performance in the league. All the programs I have designed for them can’t be done.”
The former Medeama coach noted that although his players are training to be in shape due to the Covid-19 is not the same as team training, however, he says they his coping with the technological ways of doing time.
“All the players are effectively training at home. They’re following the training program I gave them before the lockdown was announced. The players are trying their best to keep fit,” he concluded.
Hearts of Oak sit 9th on the suspended Ghana Premier League.