Former Accra Hearts of Oak midfielder, Kofi Abanga has slammed the attitude of the Rainbow fans after attacking Coach Slavko Matic on Friday.
The Serbian tactician was prevented from training with the team following their back-to-back defeats against Aduana Stars and Great Olympics.
The protest saw Heart’s of Oak’s Premier League clash and the President’s Cup game against their bitterest rivals, Asante Kotoko being handled by deputy coach, David Ocloo after Coach Slavko Matic was instructed by Ghana Police to stay away from the team for a while.
However, Kofi Abanga has condemned the attitude of the fans and has advised them to exercise patience.
“Some of us in Ghana here don’t understand football. We are all learning but is not right to stop or sack a coach from training with his players. Supporters play a big role in every team but you are not the one who employed him. He was employed by someone. There are terms and conditions so you can’t put the law in your hands to sack the coach while training with the team. It is disrespectful to the one who brought the coach. To me what they did is wrong. Some of the fans understand certain things and admit that what they did is not good. I am sure that they have regretted doing that.
“We all know the performance of the coach is not good but there are some rules and regulations. You have to find the right way to let him go. Is not good for a big club like Hearts of Oak to perform like this but the failure of the team or the coach does not mean you can go and sack him from the training ground. Is not good. Let’s leave it to the management.
“I know that they did it because of their passion and how they love the club. The supporters will be happy whenever you score and that’s the only thing they are looking for. Hearts of Oak fans are not villagers but they did it because of pains,” Abanga told Ghanasportspage.com.
He added: “Although what they did wasn’t good but I understand them. They should exercise patience. I will support it if they visited the secretariat to demonstrate but I don’t agree with them to invade at the training ground,” he concluded.
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