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Kiko - “We Need To Work Hard Again"

21 February 2017

Kiko made his return to the Port Vale starting XI in the weekends draw against Bristol Rovers.

Vale took the lead early in the second half through a Bob Harris own goal after he smashed a Kiko cross into the back of his own net, only to be stunned back into a draw from a Billy Bodin wonder strike.

With the draw, Vale moved into the relegation zone on goal difference, as Bury won away at Chesterfield.


Defender Kiko spoke exclusively to Valiant PlayerHD after the game about the performance: “I think that the team had a good game and every player worked hard, but unfortunately they managed to get an equaliser. But if we keep working as hard as we did today then the victory will come.”


December 2016, and is looking to keep his name on the team-sheet for the upcoming fixture against Bradford: “I will work for a starting position against Bradford next week as well. “thKiko made his first start since the 4-0 defeat away at Wimbledon on 17


But he is aware that he has competition for the position: “Whether it is me or Kjell or Tanser playing left back, we are all good players, so we will see.”


Despite the lack of first team minutes he has under his belt, the 24-year old is happy with his fitness levels, but is looking to produce better performances moving forward: “I am fit because I work hard in training. Maybe if I play one or two games I will get fitter and produce better performances.”


in the table, but will be looking for a similar performance to what they have produced recently: “We need to work hard again, and play our passing game, but we will keep working hard like we did today,” he said.stVale go into next week’s fixture against Bradford sitting 21

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