Hearts of Oak manager Frank Elliot Nuttal has set sight on lifting the coveted MTN FA cup after booking a last eight ticket with the Phobias. The Scott trainer for the capital based shielded his players from the media backlash and tipped his side to sail all the way.
An own goal from Abdul Rahman Abdulai booked the Phobians a last eight ticket at the expense of the brave Young Wise. Despite the unconvincing nature of his side, Frank Nuttal dubbed the cup professional as a professional job and remained hopeful his boys will climb the podium the end of the competition.
“The game was a cup tie and most teams are trying to get to the quarter finals of the FA Cup and away from home, our players have showed enough motivations to win the game and did a very professional job.
“The players and the staff are very happy to have made the quarter finals and will be happy to win the competition. Every time they go on behalf of the club they are looking at winning competitions”, Frank Nuttal after game
The Phobians are one of five premier league side left in the competition going into next month’s quarter final pairings. A possible reunion with Kumasi Asante at any stage of the completion could make it six meetings in one season.