Chesterfield striker Akwasi Asante sets sights high despite injury blow

By Sean Cole


RECOVERY STARTS NOW: Chesterfield striker Akwasi Asante is facing a nine-month spell on the sidelines after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament
PICTURE: Tina Jenner

LOSING a key player to long-term injury is always hard to take but the loss of Akwasi Asante for nine months to a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament is a devastating setback for both him and promotion-chasing Chesterfield.
And the defining moment – during the second half of an otherwise uneventful 0-0 draw with Boreham Wood – was as innocuous as they come, as the ten-goal Spireites striker recalls.
“I go...

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