Cape Town - Black Leopards defender Edwin Gyimah revealed he is
determined to play through his current injury problem to help his team get out
of the relegation zone.
Gyimah claimed the Man-of-the-Match award on Saturday for
the vital role he played in the 1-1 draw against Absa Premiership leaders
"It was a good game, the supporters came in their
numbers, first of all, we have to thank the supporters, thank the almighty God,
the management and the boss of the team for giving me this opportunity,"
he told SuperSport TV.
"I'm so happy, it's been a long time having this
achievement so I'm so grateful. [The team] It is at the wrong end [of the
table], we're trying our best, we're playing so well, it's up to us to defend
well because we're conceding a lot, we need to be more focused at the back.
"Because our strikers are doing well, they are getting
the chances, so us as defenders we need to make sure if we get a clean sheet
and even if the strikers don't score, we'll have a point."
The Ghanaian is currently struggling with a knock but
expressed his willingness to push through the pain to help Lidoda Duvha climb
He added: "I need to fight because now I don't have any
excuse because the boys depend on me, the coach depends on me, the supporters
depend on me, my colleagues depend on me, so I have to heal quickly.
"I don't have the excuse to sit down, I just have to
play it all out because where we are is a dangerous position, so we need to
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