"Considering how the tough the opposition was, I’m happy about the draw," Kenichi Yatsuhashi after Hearts of Oak draw.
It was a game of two halves as the host dominated play and scored the first goal in the 17 minute through in-form Lawson Bekui.
The Phobians improved their game in the second half to earn a point at Dawu after Paul Acquah cancelled out Bekui’s strike.
“We came here with full intention to get the three points. We want to go back to the top so we tried our best but we couldn’t because our opponent played very well.
“Considering how the tough the opposition was, I’m happy about the draw,” Yatsuashi said after the game.
The Japanese-American trainer added:
“My worry is how we can perform at our best. I think we are very good in the second half and not the first half and that is my worry, we have to improve on that.”
Hearts of Oak after the game have dropped to the 4 position after the first round of games.