Talismanic Hearts of Oak attacker Salifu Ibrahim is upbeat ahead of his side’s MTN FA Cup clash against regional rivals Liberty Professionals.
The Ghana Premier League leaders square off against the Scientific Soccer lads at their fortress, Accra sports stadium, this afternoon in a bid to qualify for the next stage of the knockout competition.
Hearts, the most successful side in the FA Cup, are looking to arrest their eleven-year wait for the league title and will be looking to put the cherry on the crown with success in the the competition – where they last lost to archenemy Asante Kotoko in the 2017 finals.
Ahead of the game Salifu Ibrahim, who has been central to the resugence of the Rainbow Club in the second round, is fired up for the game.
The rasta-haired attacker took to his Twitter account to underline his readiness for the tie.
MATCH DAY ⚽ 🏃♂️#Alhamdulillah 🙌
This is what we signed up for, we shall continue to play for the badge on the front of the shirt & they shall remember the name at the back…. #SI31#Phobia#Heartsofoak❤️💛💙#BringBackTheLove#ThisIsOurGame pic.twitter.com/RIMm07w5GA
— Salifu Ibrahim (@SalifuIbrah19) June 2, 2021
Salifu was billed to travel with the Black Meteors ahead of their friendly games against Japan and South Korea but considering his immense importance to the Phobian fraternity and their title ambitions, he has been withdrawn by his club.