Disgruntled fans of Hearts of Oak expressed their disappointment by booing the players following the team’s exit from the MTN FA Cup on Wednesday.
The Phobians, in what was supposed to be a celebration of their first official match at the Pobiman Sports Complex this season ended up in dismay.
Nah but for realll, what was Richard Attah thinking eiii💔😭!— Sportainment Queen👑⚽️💖 (@iamalexislaura) November 30, 2023
Herh Hearts of Oak😔
Despite their remarkable efforts, Hearts of Oak failed to secure a goal against Nania FC in the round of 64 for the FA Cup. The game was eventually decided by penalty shootouts, where the hosts missed crucial chances, leading to their ultimate defeat.
🎥Fresh Morning Video: How the commentator captured Linda Mtange’s penalty 🤗— BERKO Richard✌️ (@BerkoRich) November 30, 2023
Hearts of Oak vs Nania FC | FA Cup Round 64 pic.twitter.com/y7GqV4M5j0
As the players departed the field, fans voiced their displeasure by booing, highlighting their dissatisfaction with the team’s performance.
Hearts of Oak fans booing the players after losing to division one side, FC Nania in the MTN FA Cup Round of 64. pic.twitter.com/25S3pKdty6— Shaban Mohammed (@ShabanMo9) November 29, 2023
The defeat is the first recorded under interim boss Abdul Rahim Bashiru having secured a win over Accra Lions and a draw against Berekum Chelsea in his first two games after the departure of Dutch trainer Martin Koopman.
Meanwhile, Hearts of Oak currently holds the sixth position in the Ghana Premier League, accumulating 16 points after 12 games.
The team will now redirect their focus to the upcoming match against Aduana Stars on Sunday, marking matchday 13 of the league.