Hearts of Oak interim head coach, Edward Odoom, has praised the team’s defensive efforts despite criticism from observers that the Phobians are not doing enough to stop opponents.Hearts have conceded 10 goals so far in the league but they also have four clean sheets to their name.They managed to go unscathed in matches against WAFA in Week 4, Dreams in Week 7, AshGold in Week 8 and Aduana Stars in Week 9.Ahead of their Week 11 tie in Tarkwa against Karela, Odoom believes that the team’s defence is doing a good job and they deserve some commendation.“With the exception of the result against Bechem United that saw us giving two goals away we have managed to put together four clean sheets so far this season.People will say that we make mistakes but they are part of mistakes. What we will do is to correct them and that is our job.I need to add that the same players people criticise are the same players who helped us keep those clean sheets.”Hearts were not breached on their last two away trips to Dreams FC and Aduana Stars and they will hope for same when they head to Karela on Wednesday.
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlpena — Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Michigan helps provide houses for those in need of shelter.The organization depends on contributions from the community to continue carrying out their mission. That’s why they’re gearing up for their annual fundraiser this week.‘Home is where the art is!’ will take place this Saturday evening at Art in the Loft. The fundraiser will include a night of food, entertainment, and all sorts of auction items for folks to bid on. Money raised will help support the nonprofit’s mission to provide a stable roof over peoples heads all throughout the Sunrise Side.“It really impacts our families and it gives us the ability to build more homes,” said Volunteer Coordinator Sarah Melching. “We’re in three counties… and we have lots of things on the horizon for spring in building projects, and this money will really help us get our feet on the ground and get some more families into some decent homes.”Tickets can be purchased at a number of local locations in Alpena, Alcona, and Presque Isle counties including Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union, Neiman’s Family Market, The Flour Garden and the Dragonfly Art Gallery in Harrisville, and the Habitat ReStore. Tickets are also available at the door for purchase the night of the event. The fundraiser kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Plenty of great art and items are up for grabs. For more information, visit the Habitat for Humanity website.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: ‘Home is where the art is!’, Art, auction, Fundraiser, Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Michigan, Homes, Live Entertainment, shelterContinue ReadingPrevious INSIGHTS: Young LGBTQ people in AlpenaNext 40 years of giving with the Christmas Wish List program at Alpena Community College