Hearts of Oak National Chapters Committee Chairman, Elvis Hesse Hermann, believes the Phobians are spiritually ahead of the Porcupine Warriors ahead of the 2019/20 season.

Elvis Hesse also congratulated newly elected Kumasi Asante Kotoko National Circles Council(NCC) Chairman, Christopher Damenya.

"Hearts of Oak is ahead of Kotoko spiritually as it stands now and I don't think the new National Circles Chairman can do anything about it"

"Christopher Damenya is a very close friend of mine and I have congratulated him for his win"

"I'm happy he won and I know he will do everything possible to make Kotoko supporting base great again" he told Ashh Fm.

Hesse Hermann believes the election of Chairman Chris as the Kotoko NCC chairman will not bring any change but will only strengthen the rivalry between the two most glamorous clubs in Ghana.

"Christopher Damenya been elected as the new National Circles Chairman for Kotoko won't change anything in Hearts of Oak because we are not afraid of him and the Kotoko team as a whole"

"We will do everything in our capacity as the Chairmen for both teams in the Country to make the rivalry between both teams very strong"