Berekum Chelsea striker Emmanuel Clottey is seriously eyeing the goal king prize of the ongoing Caf Champions League.
The goal poacher is leading the goal scorer’s chart with nine goals in his name after recording a hat-trick in their group opening game with Egyptian giants Zamalek on Saturday.
Clottey is optimistic the goal king title is destined to him and will work tirelessly for it “to make Ghanaians proud.”
The Black Stars player, who hit the post twice against the School of Art, told Goal.com Ghana, “God has answered my prayers because I was determined to score a goal.
I had the chances but unfortunately the ball hit the post.”
He said he had to put in a great deal of effort to bring Berekum Chelsea back into the game when they were two goals down.
“I know their defenders are good.
I knew their target was on me, but I managed to make the fans and and Ghana proud,” he said.
“I thank my fans and God.
I want to assure them Chelsea is going far and I’m going to take the goal king
award,” Clottey stressed.
He expressed gratitude to his team-mates for their hard work throughout the game and assured that such fighting spirit will result in the ultimate for the Blues.
Clottey added: “I can’t take the glory alone.
My colleagues were wonderful on the pitch and we were all determined for a win and our effort paid off.
The coach was fantastic as well and we must all praise each other.”