The Phobians boss has shed light on his tactics that did the magic to to through to the next stage of the competition
Hearts of Oak coach Samuel Boadu has revealed that he deployed a different tactical approach in the second half of the game against Guinean side CI Kamsar.
The Phobians needed two late goals from substitutes Kofi Kordzi and Salim Adams to break down the resilient defence of Kamsar.
“I realized CI KAMSAR were so compact and we couldn’t penetrate so I had to change my approach by using high balls,” Boadu said after the game.
” I realized that their defenders of were not good in the air. That’s how come we punished them with two quick goals and carry the day,” he added.
The victory means that Hearts have now picked their first win in the competition since defeating Esperance de Tunis in 2015.
Hearts will now prepare to face Wydad Athletic Club from Morocco in the first leg of the last qualifying round on October 22 before they travel to Casablanca for the return fixture a week later.
The winner of after the tie will make it to the group stage while the loser drops to the Caf Confederation Cup to battle for qualification to the group stage in that competition.