Dream start for Temuri Ketsbaia as APOEL manager
APOEL fans could not have expected a better debut for new manager Temuri Ketsbaia and new signing Fernando Cavenaghi who got off the mark straight away scoring twice in 15 minutes to spread euphoria and excitement to the APOEL fans in their teams 6-2 thrashing of PAFOS FC on the weekend.
Sundays victory against Pafos FC was significant after the disappointment from being knocked out by FC Astrana on Wednesday night APOEL had to bounce back straight against new boys PAFOS FC who were hungry for a positive result against the champions.
Temuri Ketsbaia in his post match press conference was delighted by the way his teams performance and stated: We worked hard on restoring the confidence of the players following their Champions League exit on Wednesday. It wasn't an easy game but our players responded well and we won with ease scoring six times”. After being asked on his previous successes in Cyprus and with Anorthosis the Georgian manager added: “ I have enjoyed a lot of success in the past in Cyprus, however my past successes must remain in the past and my future now is with APOEL”.
Now everyone in the APOEL camp are focusing on their next game away to AEK Larnaca after the International break, the game according to Ketsbaia will not be easy however his team will surely improve in the upcoming games, now with the addition of Argentine star Fernando Cavenaghi which has added immense quality to the team has raised the expectation level all around the club for better performances and continue their winning ways in order to accomplish their goals which are retaining their league title.