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My players gave more than 100 percent – Samartex coach Nurudeen Amadu after Hearts of Oak win

Samartex coach Nurudeen Amadu has eulogized his players following their win over Hearts of Oak in matchday 23 of the Ghana Premier League.

The Timber giants inflicted a 2-1 win over the Phobians to end their unbeaten run in the second half of the campaign.

Evans Osei Wusu’s brace propelled Samartex to victory at the Nsenkyire Sports Arena in Sameraboi, shattering Hearts of Oak’s eight-game unbeaten run.

The defeat marks Hearts of Oak’s first under coach Aboubakar Ouattara, who has been impressive since assuming his role.

Hamza Issah, who made a return to the team after missing his sides last three games reduced the deficit for the Phobians.

Speaking after the game, Amadu showered praise on his players for their outstanding performance against the Ghanaian giants.

“I asked my boys to be calm after Hearts of Oak pulled parity in the game. we realized Hearts of Oak do well during the second half but all the same, we were able to maintain it to certain level. I think my players gave more than 100 percent” he said.

Samartex remains at the summit of the standings with 42 points, and with 11 games remaining, the Timber giants are now a strong contender for the league title.

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